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3 Maps Explain India’s Growing Water Risks

  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
In India more than 100 million people live in areas of poor water quality. Photo by Sambhaav Trust/Flickr.
  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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India’s Tamil Nadu Could Become a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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A First Look at European Union’s Post-2020 Climate Commitment

  • International Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Offshore wind turbines in Denmark. Photo by CGP Grey/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to EU’s Climate Plan Announcement

  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
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By the Numbers: Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Economics
The Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) spans Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, and supports **60 million people**. The region is also widely recognized as highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: William Cho, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Economics
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What do Apple, Citi and Shell Have in Common?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
It's a pleasant surprise to see growing acceptance for the importance of low-carbon power from some of the world’s biggest traditional energy firms. Photo by Aeon Solar/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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The Road to Safety in India

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
India has one of the worst road safety records in the world, with around 1,37,423 road traffic fatalities in 2013. (Bangalore, India) Photo by EMBARQ.
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Satellite Data Reveals State of the World’s Mangrove Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
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After the Geneva Climate Negotiations, a Clearer Path Toward an International Agreement

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The latest U.N. climate negotiations took place in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by tripu/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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INDCs: Bridging the Gap Between National and International Climate Action

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Installing solar-powered lighting in Tinginaput, India. Photo by Abbie Traylor Smith/Panos Pictures/Department for International Development
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Q&A with Mark Robinson: The Role of Good Governance in Sustainable Development

  • Climate Resilience
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
A governance lens offers a powerful impetus for promoting reforms in policies and programs for sustainable development. Photo by CCAFS/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development

Statement: WRI Reacts to Geneva Climate Talks

  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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How Do You Measure the Emissions Locked in Fossil Fuel Reserves?

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • fossil fuels
If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exhaust its "carbon budget" within three decades. Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • fossil fuels
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What Does the “Pathway to Paris” Mean for Adaptation?

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
A growing number of studies show that communities around the world are already experiencing the effects of climate change in the form of extreme heat, unpredictable weather and sea level rise. (Punjab region, Pakistan) Photo by Tariq Saeed/IRIN.
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
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3 Big Issues to Watch at the Geneva Climate Talks

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by emilestefanov/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset