Last year brought huge political schocks to the environment and development communities. During WRI's Annual Stories to Watch event, Andrew Steer highlighted how these trends may affect U.S. and international climate policy, business and investment, global energy markets and more this year
The year of 2016 came to an end full of facts to be remembered in the history. Now is the time to project the challenges of the coming year: how can Brazil consolidate itself as a leader in climate, forest and urban policies for a sustainable future?
The largest South American country can take on a global leadership role in restoration following the announcement at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Cancun
The Brazilian government announced an unforeseen increase in deforestation last week - a 29 percent rise in 2016 compared to the previous year - at a time when the nation has been seeking to eliminate deforestation in the Amazon as part of its plan to curb climate change, conserve biodiversity and protect indigenous rights