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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money

  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable business
  • transportation
A fuel-efficient airplane takes off during NASA's Green Flight competition.
  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable business
  • transportation
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For a 1.5 C World, Cities Must Go Carbon Neutral. They Can’t Do It Alone.

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Heidelberg, Germany
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
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3 Ways Businesses Can Lead the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • sustainable business
Companies can play a key role in climate leadership.
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • sustainable business
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Will Women Build the Sustainable Infrastructure of the Future?

  • Governance
  • infrastructure
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Gender
Installing a rooftop solar panel in Malawi
  • Governance
  • infrastructure
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Gender
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INSIDER: 7 Things to Know About the Economic Analysis of the New Climate Economy 2018 Report

  • Economics
  • accountability
  • INSIDER
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate policy
Middelgrunden Wind Farm.
  • Economics
  • accountability
  • INSIDER
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate policy
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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
Japan solar
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
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A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions

  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP24
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
coal miner
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP24
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • urban policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • urban policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
Insights

Making Food Production and Land Use More Sustainable Could Yield $2.3 Trillion in Economic Benefits

  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • public health
  • restoration
Oil palm
  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • public health
  • restoration
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Low-Carbon Growth Is a $26 Trillion Opportunity. Here Are 4 Ways to Seize It.

  • Business
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • investment
Solar panels and wind turbines
  • Business
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • investment
News

STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
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Climate Milestones of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Signs to Watch

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
Satellite image of central U.S. storm, December 28, 2015. Photo credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
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Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy

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