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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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Building Climate Equity

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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
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Behind the Scenes at the Lima Climate Conference with WRI

  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • UNFCCC
COP 20  UN Climate Change Conference. (Lima, Peru) Photo by Greens MPs/Flickr.
  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • UNFCCC
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • ACT 2015
  • ambition
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • forest restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • REDD
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • ACT 2015
  • ambition
  • Climate
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  • equity
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  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • REDD
  • UNFCCC
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STATEMENT: Global Agreement “Within Reach” Following COP20 in Lima

  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • Climate Equity
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • Climate Equity
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Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • climate finance
  • equity
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • climate finance
  • equity
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
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3 Issues to Watch as Lima Climate Talks Head to the Finish Line

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
COP 20 - UN Climate Change Conference - Lima (Photo by UNFCCC)
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
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How to Make Progress on Climate Adaptation during COP 20

  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
In Lima, negotiators have a short window of opportunity to cut through a tangled knot of potential issues in order to chart a clear path to an agreement that accelerates adaptation action in Paris. Photo by UN/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
News
  • International Climate Action
  • ACT 2015

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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Race to the Top: Driving Ambition in a 2015 Climate Agreement

  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
countries are aiming to keep global average temperature from rising 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) above pre-industrial levels. Tokyo, Japan. Photo Credit: Mike Lee/Flickr
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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A Time For Action: 3 Reasons to Urgently Capitalize the Green Climate Fund

  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund
Faced with the realities of climate change, developing countries are innovating to manage climate risk and kick start their transition to low carbon development. The GCF can provide the resources to scale up these actions. Photo Credit: Oxfam/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund

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