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7 Good Practices for Developing a Sustainable National GHG Inventory System

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Smog in Bogota, Colombia. Some non-Annex I countries, like Colombia, already have made significant progress developing their national GHG inventory systems. Photo credit: Matthew Rutledge/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

3 Reasons Why Cutting Carbon From Power Plants Is Good For Business

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Salem Harbor, MA power plant. To this day, carbon pollution—the main driver of climate change—has not been controlled from power plants. Photo credit: massmatt/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
O Brasil está em [quinto lugar entre os maiores emissores de GEE](http://cait2.wri.org/), principalmente por causa dos impactos das emissões do setor agropecuário. Foto: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

Cutting Carbon: States Can Use What they’ve Already Got to Whittle Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Because the U.S. electric grid crosses state lines, neighboring states should work together for the most cost-effective reductions. Photo credit: Universal Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
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Connecting Corporate Emissions Targets with Climate Science

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Setting greenhouse gas (GHG)-reduction targets has become common practice for large, multi-national companies, but they generally take a conservative approach that is independent of what climate scientists say is necessary. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases

How U.S.-China Cooperation Can Expand Clean Energy Development

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
The U.S. and China are beginning to collaborate on some clean energy initiatives—and some projects are already producing benefits for both countries. Photo credit: Land Rover Our Planet/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
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Analyzing the IPCC Report: 6 Things You Need to Know About Reducing Emissions

  • climate science
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The new IPCC report shows that it's still possible to limit average global temperature rise to 2°C, but only with ambitious action. Photo credit: Photon Energy, Flickr
  • climate science
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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GHG Mitigation in India

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5 Questions with Vivek Adhia: A New Program for Measuring India’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
The India GHG Program provides Indian businesses with tools and technical assistance to measure emissions, identify reduction opportunities, establish short- and long-term reduction goals, and track progress. Photo credit: joiseyshowaa, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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New Initiative Will Identify Ways to Create an Effective and Ambitious International Climate Action Agreement

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
ACT 2015 will conduct research on ways the agreement can help countries effectively reduce emissions, adapt to the impacts of climate change, finance the transition to a low-carbon economy, create transparency about individual countries’ climate actions, and ensure equity. Photo credit: Steve Vance, Flickr 2012
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
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Post-2020 Emissions-Reduction Contribution: Which Time Frame Should We Choose?

  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
Exceeding a target global temperature rise below 2°C would put the world at an increased risk for climate change impacts. Photo credit: UN, Flickr 2008
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
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UNFCCC in Bonn: Bringing Transparency, Understanding, and Clarity to Countries’ Post-2020 Climate Contributions

  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
Some countries will submit their post-2020 emissions-reduction plans in the first quarter of 2015. Photo credit: Ben West, Flickr
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
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The Trillion Dollar Question

New Study Raises Big Questions on U.S. Fugitive Methane Emissions

  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
Natural gas drill rig. Photo credit: Jeremy Buckingham, Flickr
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
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UNEP Report Finds Significant “Emissions Gap” Must Be Bridged

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
Limiting global warming to 2 degrees C will require national and international action. Photo credit: Solar Electric Light Fund, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
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ADVISORY: Press Teleconference to Announce United Nations Environment Programme’s Emissions Gap Report

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
  • greenhouse gases
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
  • greenhouse gases
  • GHG emissions