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Intense Boreal Forest Fires a Climate Concern
¤ Wil Thomas ¤ 13 February 2020
Intense Boreal Forest Fires a Climate Concern Comments|Add Comment|PrintCuckegg Creek Fire in Alberta, Canada. Photo by Alberta Wildfire The Chuckegg Creek wildfire sparked in Alberta, Canada on May 12, 2019. Over the next three months, the blaze burned across 280,000 hectares, forcing more (...) read more

STATEMENT: Climate Leadership Council releases Bipartisan Climate Roadmap for U.S. carbon fee
¤ Mansie Hough ¤ 13 February 2020
STATEMENT: Climate Leadership Council releases Bipartisan Climate Roadmap for U.S. carbon fee The Climate Leadership Council released a Bipartisan Climate Roadmap to inform legislation for a gradually rising carbon fee to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions to 50% below 2005 levels in 2035. The (...) read more

How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US
¤ delger.erdenesanaa@wri.org ¤ 12 February 2020
How and Where to Plant 60 Billion Trees in the US Comments|Add Comment|PrintRestocking timber forests is one way the United States can plant billions of trees. Photo by Cecilio Ricardo/U.S. Forest Service The Trillion Trees Initiative has garnered support from business and political leaders (...) read more

Domestic Water Use Grew 600% Over the Past 50 Years
¤ Wil Thomas ¤ 11 February 2020
Domestic Water Use Grew 600% Over the Past 50 Years Comments|Add Comment|PrintHousehold water use grew 600% since 1960; watering lawns is a major driver in some countries. Photo by Brian J. Matis/Flickr Humanity’s thirst for freshwater has more than doubled since the 1960s, keeping pace with (...) read more

Want to Grow Trees? Consider These Five Lessons
¤ Hayden Higgins ¤ 10 February 2020
Want to Grow Trees? Consider These Five Lessons Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe Pesalat Reforestation Project in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, works to restore forest within a national park degraded by fire and logging. As of 2013, 450 hectares are under restoration, with over 4,000 seedlings (...) read more

Want to Grow Trees? Consider These 5 Lessons
¤ Hayden Higgins ¤ 10 February 2020
Want to Grow Trees? Consider These 5 Lessons Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe Pesalat Reforestation Project in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, works to restore forest within a national park degraded by fire and logging. As of 2013, 450 hectares are under restoration, with over 4,000 seedlings (...) read more

5 Strategies that Achieve Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Simultaneously
¤ Wil Thomas ¤ 10 February 2020
5 Strategies that Achieve Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Simultaneously Comments|Add Comment|PrintCoastal wetlands like mangroves protect communities from storms while storing tons of carbon. Photo by Alex Wynter/Flickr Climate actions have often fallen into one of two strategies: mitigation (...) read more

RELEASE: WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities 2020-2021 Opens; Now Accepting Applications for Transformative Urban Climate Projects
¤ Kylee Barton ¤ 10 February 2020
RELEASE: WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities 2020-2021 Opens; Now Accepting Applications for Transformative Urban Climate Projects ABU DHABI (February 10, 2020)— Today, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities launched the second cycle of the WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities, a global competition (...) read more

For People to Live and Thrive in a Changing Climate, Cities Need to Change – But How?
¤ Deborah Zabarenko ¤ 10 February 2020
For People to Live and Thrive in a Changing Climate, Cities Need to Change – But How? Comments|Add Comment|PrintWhat will cities of the future look like? Our collective imagination is failing us In the 21st century, a seemingly global prosperity masks an unequal distribution of benefits. Nowhere (...) read more

Fast-tracking Law-abiding Ships at Ports Could Help End Illegal Fishing
¤ Sarah Parsons ¤ 8 February 2020
Fast-tracking Law-abiding Ships at Ports Could Help End Illegal Fishing Comments|Add Comment|PrintU.S. Coast Guard inspects a fishing vessel. Photo by Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng/U.S. Navy When the UN launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) five years ago, the world aligned around the (...) read more


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