Andrew Steer is the president and CEO of the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that works in more than 50 countries. Steer serves on the executive board of the U.N. secretary general's Sustainable Energy For All initiative. He co-chairs the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Natural Capital and is a member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development.
Two-thirds of the infrastructure that will exist in 2050 in developing countries is not yet built — but the window of opportunity is closing fast. How can engineers join the cause? In this guest column, Dr. Andrew Steer, president and CEO of the World Resources Institute, weighs in.
What do we need to achieve large-scale transformation in restoring degraded land to productive use? Political will and putting our knowledge into action, the heads of the World Resources Institute and the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification write in an opinion for Feeding Development.