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Climate change is a gradual change in the global temperature caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere.

New Energy Forecasts Show Time is Right for Senate Action

WRI Senior Associate John Larsen answers questions about recent emissions reductions and what they mean for climate legislation.

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Closing the Bankers' Loophole in Emissions Reporting

Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.

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Sao Paulo Adopts Comprehensive Climate Change Policy

Sao Paulo recently became one of the first cities in the developing world to implement a citywide plan to fight climate change.

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World Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2005

World Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2005 is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The chart in this working paper is an updated version of the original chart, which appeared in Navigating the Numbers: Greenhouse Gas Data and International Climate Policy (WRI...

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