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What the U.S.-Brazil Joint Statement on Climate Change Means for the World

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
President Dilma Rousseff. Photo by Roberto Stuckert Filho/PR
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC

Transport Plays a Key Role in Urban Air Quality

  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
Transport plays a growing role in both the global climate and public health in cities like Londrina, Brazil. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting

3 Climate Adaptation Lessons from Brazil’s Cities

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought
Temperatures are climbing to record-breaking highs in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Photo by Bruna Cabrera/Flickr.
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought

4 Keys to Scaled-up Climate Investment in Brazil

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • Green Climate Fund
São Paulo , Brazil. Photo Credit: veebruar/Flickr
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • Green Climate Fund

New Study Reveals Weaknesses in Brazil’s Forest and Environmental Funds

  • Equity & Governance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
A new study evaluates government-managed funds meant to protect Brazil's Amazon rainforest. Photo credit: Neil Palmer/CIAT for Center for International Forestry Research
  • Equity & Governance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights

RELEASE: First Ever Agriculture Guidance Empowers Companies to Measure and Manage Emissions

  • agriculture
  • Business
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • agriculture
  • Business
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy

7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Insights

33 Cities Test New Framework for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories

  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • UNFCCC
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • UNFCCC

For the First Time, a Common Framework for Cities’ Greenhouse Gas Inventories

  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
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