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Greening Finance: A View from Beijing

  • Business
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
The recent CCICED meeting took place in Beijing, China. Photo by Francisco Anzola/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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  • COP21
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Video: What Are the Ingredients for a Successful Climate Agreement at COP 21?

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Secretary Kerry Warns: Virginia Sea Level Rise Indicative of Bigger Risks Facing Nation

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
Secretary of State John Kerry laid out the connection between climate change and national security.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
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Pew Survey Finds Broad Global Support for Climate Action

  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
Among the various concerns related to climate, drought tops the list, according to the survey. Photo by CAIT/Flickr.
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
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By Taking 5 Steps, China Can Start Leading the Green Finance Revolution

  • Business
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer presents Green Finance task force report at CCICED annual general meeting in Beijing, China. Photo by Lawrence MacDonald.
  • Business
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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Does Coal Always Mean Water Stress Along With Economic Growth?

  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
By adopting water conservation technologies, water saved in the agriculture sector can be transferred to the coal sector, however, with high cost. Photo by Yuan Wang.
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

LandMark: Protecting Indigenous and Community Lands by Making Them Visible

  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty
Up to 65% of the world's land is held by Indigenous Peoples and communities. Photo by Jane Boles/Flickr
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty
  • mapping
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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3 Trends in US Wildfires

  • fires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
Fire northwest of Fairbanks, AK. Photo by USFS/Flickr
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
Technical Perspectives
  • COP21

STATEMENT: Pres. Obama Rejection of Keystone Pipeline Should “Reverberate” in Paris Climate Talks

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
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Perimeter Defense: 4 Technologies for Detecting and Preventing Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
Some forest managers are using drones to monitor trees and wildlife. Photo by John Mills/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
News

STATEMENT: WRI's Taryn Fransen Says UNEP Gap Report "Underscores The Importance of Reaching a Global Climate Agreement"

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
News

ADVISORY: Press Teleconference to Preview Paris Climate Negotiations (COP21)

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

ADVISORY: New Online Platform on Indigenous and Community Territories to Help Secure Land Rights Worldwide

  • mapping
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • mapping
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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Science-based Emissions Targets: The Key to Sending a Strong Corporate Signal Before COP 21

  • International Climate Action
  • Business
  • COP21
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Nearly 90 companies have committed to set a science-based emissions-reduction target. Photo by Mike Steinhoff/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Business
  • COP21
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • NDC
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
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Total Renewable Energy from 8 Top GHG Emitters Set to Double by 2030

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
  • NDC
  • renewable energy
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  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
  • NDC
  • renewable energy