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World Resources Institute (WRI) 2002f
10 G Street NE-Suite 800 Washington, DC 20002, United States
tel:1-202 729 7600 fax:1-202 729 7610
e-mail:front@wri.org
URL:http://www.wri.org


Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1982.

General Description: WRI's mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth's environment for current and future generations. Its goals are to safeguard the Earth's climate from further harm due to greenhouse gas emissions and to help people adapt to unavoidable climate change; to protect the ecosystems upon which human well-being depends; to reduce the use of materials and generation of wastes in the production of the goods and services that improve people's lives; and to guarantee all people's access to environmental information and decisions regarding natural resources and the environment.

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(As of December, 2002)

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