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Sending the Right Signals: How the Paris Agreement Can Close the Emissions Gap

  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
Setting strong short- and long-term signals in the Paris Agreement can help create a policy environment that will enable businesses and investors to reap significant benefits. Photo by Bilfinger SE/Flickr.
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
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The Business Case for Science-Based Targets to Reduce Emissions

  • climate science
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
69 companies, including Honda, Nestlé and Hewlett-Packard have committed to setting these science-based targets to cut their greenhouse emissions, and some have publicly announced them. Photo by UN/Flickr.
  • climate science
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
News
  • Climate
  • NDC
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As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • climate change
Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • climate change
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8 Interactive Graphics Answer Top Climate Change Questions

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The top 10 GHG emitters contribute 72 percent of global emissions. Graphic by WRI
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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  • Climate
  • climate change
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Now Comes the Hard Part: 4 Key Challenges to SDGs

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
The Sustainable Development Goals aim to eradicate poverty and inequalities and spur economic growth while respecting planetary boundaries. UN Photo/Cia Pak.
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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How Do Companies Put a Price on Carbon?

  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
A coal-fired power plant on the Ohio River. Photo by Analogue Kid/Wikimedia Commons
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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The Sublime Connection: The Pope, Poverty and the Planet

  • COP21
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Representatives from the New Climate Economy met for a dialogue with Vatican officials on May 20, 2015. Photo by L'Osservatore Romano.
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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What’s Food Loss and Waste Got to Do with Sustainable Development? A Lot, Actually.

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Food worth $750 billion is lost or wasted every year. Photo by Garry Knight/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

Corporate Buyers of Renewable Energy Get Louder—and More Diverse

  • Business
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
As demand for renewable energy expands, so too are our efforts to facilitate further collaborations to open new markets for clean power.  Photo by Daniel Hoherd/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Our Fraying Ecosystems

  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Between 2001 and 2014, the world lost on average 18 million hectares of tree cover per year (an area twice the size of Portugal). Photo by bdodane/Flickr.
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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Forest fire in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • fires
  • mapping

Como o Brasil pode liderar na questão do clima

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
(São Paulo, Brasil) Fonte: Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC

How Brazil Can Emerge as a Climate Leader

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
Brazil’s energy sector is now a major source of the country’s emissions and continues to become more carbon intensive as a result of greater reliance on fossil fuels. (São Paulo, Brazil) Photo by Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
  • international climate policy

RELEASE: WRI Report Points to a Roadmap for Energy Emissions Reduction in Brazil

  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Building a Brighter Future – Powered by Renewable Energy

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development goals
Barefoot solar engineers in Tinginaput, India. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development goals
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset