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More than 700 of our employees and specialists implement great concepts in the field of environmental, economical and wellbeing. The use of fossil fuels is the basis for business opportunities and social well-being. However, today we are exhausting the earth's ressources with unsustainable instalments and jeopardising the economy and the life of the population.
This is an important challenge that we must tackle in this ten-year period. Imagine a fair and wealthy planetary system powered by a prudent approach to the resource use. Our goal is to build a community where the activities of governments, businesses and local authorities come together to eradicate extreme poverty and preserve the countryside for all.
By working with city, corporate and country executives to make changes, we test our concepts in chaotic, realistic and highly sophisticated workspaces. To quickly and comprehensively disseminate tried and tested approaches, we help you recognize and break down obstacles to innovation.
About Our Work | World Resources Institute
Promoting equal opportunities for women and men through and for sustained growth. Ensure that human and planetary developments benefit through open and responsible government. Each year, the ocean contributes 2.5 trillion dollars to the worldwide economic system, nourishes 3 billion humans, is home to more than half of the world's biological diversity, generates half of the planet's O2 and consumes a fourth of all COs.
Ensure that everyone has access to cheap, dependable and cleaner power. Promotion of farming, environmental protection and sustainability. Preservation of the forest for man and the enviroment. Maps, measures and mitigates the world' s problems with drinking wells.
ENABLE: We introduce: Resource Watch: A new data platform for monitoring the planetary impulse
April 11, 2018 - World Resource Institute and more than 30 partner companies are partnering to launch Resource Watch, a vibrant and reliable source of up-to-date information for a greener world. Utilizing technologies and real-time information, it creates the much-needed visibility into the state of the world' s population, natural resource and trade in one place.
Resources Watch will be presented at the Openata in a Closing World meeting at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., where Gina McCarthy, former EPA administrator, and Dr. Mae Jemison, former space scientist, will give keyboard addresses. The Resource Watch was established against the background of two major issues: the dissemination of information and falling confidence in our institution.
Policyholders drown in a plethora of information, but do not find the information they need. This is where Resource Watching comes in: an easy-to-use monitor that draws and visualises dependable information. This will allow people to see where dwindling tanks can cause unstability, what urban atmospheric contamination poses a serious risk to the well-being of their inhabitants, and see how a Coral reef changes from bleach over the years.
"There is a close link between the world's most challenging sustainable development problems - global warming, global warming, global warming, and more. But all too often silo personnel and information are stuck," says Janet Ranganathan, Vice President, Science and Research, Word Resources Institute. "With Resource Watch, you can now see how problems overlap by visualising and superimposing information in a new way.
To help analyst and policy maker intersect the vast amount of information to find the whisper. "Resource Watch contains several hundred records of the issues faced by mankind and the world. It allows the user to research and superimpose records on climatic changes, pover, governmental instabilities, municipal infrastructures and more.
In addition, they can access, analyse and visualise the information in innumerable ways and exchange their findings. When you look at a particular topic, you often don't fully grasp the essence of the matter. With Resource Watch, you can superimpose records and research the networking of the globe to modify them.
Dismantling conventional bins and examining the intersection of failures allows the user to better understanding the causes and remedies of major failures. The Resource Watch shows what is going on on the face of the earth to adapt our reaction to the speed of the changes. The system is powered by real-time satellite and soil sensor systems and assists the user to monitor and visualise fire, flooding, landslide, atmospheric pollution, disaster and other global incidents as they occur.
This is only more useful because extra real-time records are added each and every months. The Resource Watch's basic datastructure (API) is open code, which means that others can rely on it to develop their own proprietary application. Thus, Resource Watch is a worldwide government asset that allows any organisation to use the information revolution for its own purposes.
PREPdata (Partnership for Responsibility and Preparedness) is the first example of a user-defined front-end for improving accessibility to climatic information and supporting local authorities in building climatic resistance, and others are being further elaborated.