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Making our infrastructure cleaner and more sustainable could add as little as 5 percent to upfront costs, which could be fully offset by lower operating costs. WRI Board member and former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón reveals four ways to unlock capital for low-carbon infrastructure.

Whether preserving a forest, changing the tax code or approving a new medical treatment, the impact of government choices spill over into other areas. That can help or it can hurt. A key question in fostering sustainable development is how to have coherent policies -- within and among different countries -- that work together rather than canceling each other out.

Secure land rights for Indigenous Peoples and rural communities are a key ingredient in achieving the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals adopted last year. Yet as the continued killings of environmental activists around the world show, strong land tenure faces an uphill battle.


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