World Resources Institute

Guide

Playbook for guiding diners toward plant-rich dishes in food service

This playbook details 23 behaviour change strategies to help food service companies support diners in choosing more sustainable, plant-rich dishes when shopping or dining out – action that’s important for meeting global emissions goals and achieving the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Working paper

Financial implications of parched power: insights from an analysis of Indian thermal power companies

This paper has global implications for investors in the thermal power sector. Although it focuses on a small subset of Indian thermal power companies, the analysis suggests that other thermal power companies in drought-prone areas, like Australia, could also have exposure to water-shortage risks.
Briefing paper

Putting a price on carbon: evaluating a carbon price and complementary policies for a 1.5° world

This issues brief seeks to understand the role that a carbon price can play in reaching the type of economic transformation necessary to achieve Paris Agreement goals, in order to maintain global warming well below 2°C and to pursue eforts to limit warming to 1.5°C.
Guide

Enhancing NDCs: a guide to strengthening national climate plans

This guide is designed to help practitioners think through how to structure their country’s enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions across three dimensions: strengthening targets to reduce emissions (mitigation), enhancing climate resilience (adaptation) and clearly communicating their actions to build trust and facilitate effective implementation.
Working paper

Accelerating building decarbonization: eight attainable policy pathways to net zero carbon buildings for all

This paper responds to the global discourse around the need to decarbonize the world’s building stock by 2050 in order to meet global climate goals. It aims to provide clear, feasible policy pathways by which developing countries can achieve net ZCBs in their cities.