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Open Government Partnership: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Accountability and Transparency

  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
The Open Government Partnership can help support implementation of the 17 SDGs. Photo by Josh Estey/Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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The Best and Worst Countries for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
A community meeting in Ghana. Photo by waterdotorg/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is 11 times lower in community forests with strong legal recognition than in other parts of the region. Photo by Kate Evans/Center for International Forestry Research
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • freedom of information

Infographic: Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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Putting out fires in Riau, March 2014. Photo by Julius Lawalata / WRI.
  • fires
  • Forests
  • commodities
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Clarifying the UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Process

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
Kenya has its National Climate Change Action Plan. Many other countries have adaptation planning processes underway that include steps found in the NAP guidelines. Photo Credit: CIAT/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
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Green Climate Fund Board Looks to Accreditation Process: Can it Strike the Right Balance?

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
One of the most difficult questions that the GCF Board will grapple with is how entities will become “accredited” to receive GCF funds to help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
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The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
While palm oil can be produced sustainably, its production is currently a major driver of deforestation. Photo credit: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Flickr 2012
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Food
  • commodities
  • agriculture
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Making Adaptation Finance Work

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
Channeling and targeting funding effectively is a major challenge to reaching people who are most vulnerable to climate change. Photo credit: International Rivers, Flickr 2008
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
•	Plans for the Metro Colombo Urban Development project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, acknowledge that the metro area is highly vulnerable to flooding. Photo credit: Travlr, Flickr 2006
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
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Designed for the Future?

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4 Insights on Unlocking Finance for Clean Energy Access in Africa

  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Lighting for the base of the Pyramid. | Photo Credit: Frank van der Vlueten, Flickr 2009
  • Energy
  • climate finance
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
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Looking Back on 15 Years of Greenhouse Gas Accounting

  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol
Through a combination of renewable energy purchases, development of renewable energy installations, and enhancements to its server systems, Intel managed to reduce its emissions by 60 percent below 2007 levels by the end of 2012. | Photo credit: Wikimedia, 2006
  • Climate
  • GHG Protocol

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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Overlapping Land and Natural Resource Rights Creates Conflict in Africa

  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources
In much of Africa, companies' and rural communities' property rights overlap, creating conflict. Photo credit: T. Samson/CIMMYT
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • natural resources

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