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World Resources Institute

Working paper

Designing and communicating net-zero targets

This paper is a resource for countries that are considering, designing and communicating net-zero targets. It summarises how countries have designed net-zero targets to date, and discusses the pros and cons of different design choices.
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.