World Resources Institute
The World Resources Institute (WRI, in German: World Resources Institute ) is an environmental think tank based in Washington, DC The nonprofit organization was founded in 1982 by James Gustave Speth founded.
WRI is an independent organization with a staff of more than 100 academics, business analysts, economists, policy experts and others. Their work serves the institute's own purpose of protecting the environment , promoting sustainable development and generally improving people's living conditions.
WRI's priorities include global warming , various ecosystems , governance structures, renewable energies and especially the use of resources . The global forest monitoring system Global Forest Watch was also created on the initiative of WRI.