Stories to Watch 2021 | World Resources Institute

Wed, Jan 13, 2021 9:00 AM – Wed, Jan 13, 2021 10:30 AM Stories to Watch 2021 | World Resources Institute Online Event 2020 was nothing like any of us could have imagined. Instead of a big year for climate action and progress on other sustainability issues, the world was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout. As we look ahead, there are signs of hope, especially with the emergence of a vaccine, but the world continues to grapple with major challenges. Join WRI on January 13, as we look to the big moments, trends and people that will shape the world in 2021. For the 18th annual Stories to Watch, WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer will share insights why 2021 could set a foundation for a cleaner, sustainable and more equitable future. Will the world recover from COVID-19? How will the incoming Biden administration influence the direction, and which other leaders will emerge? What technologies will breakthrough? And, will we learn the right lessons from the year like no other? You won’t want to miss Stories to Watch 2021 as we look at what will happen on climate, the environment, human development and the economy in (more…)