3 opportunities to expand environmental democracy

Environmental democracy has expanded significantly in the 22 years since the Rio Declaration, but there's still room for improvement. WRI's Jesse Worker discusses three ways to take the concept even further in this #DemocracyMatters commentary.

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About the author

  • Jesse Worker

    Jesse Worker is an associate with the Access Initiative at the World Resources Institute. He manages the Environmental Democracy Index, a new effort launching in early 2015 that will benchmark procedural rights of environmental democracy around the world. He also leads the Access Initiative's work on climate change adaptation and collaborates with WRI's Water Program to integrate water governance metrics and improve usability of water risk measurement tools for civil society.