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South Asia Confronts a Double Disaster: Cyclone and COVID-19

  • coronavirus
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  • Asia
  • India
Boats in Dhaka, Bangladesh
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  • Asia
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PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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  • south america
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Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
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  • Asia
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ASEAN Countries Must Act Together to Confront Climate Change

  • Asia
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  • GHG emissions
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Southeast Asia's Clean Energy Economy Blazes Ahead

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  • Asia
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Solar panels on Srinakarin Lake, Kanchanaburi province, Thailand
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Why We March

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WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
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NASA Satellite Data Help Show Where Groundwater Is – And Where It Isn’t

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Adapting To Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin: 4 Steps and 4 Lessons

  • Climate Resilience
  • Asia
  • adaptation
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View of the Lower Mekong - AMDI 2014
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

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HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
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How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
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A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
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The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

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  • climate change
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Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
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How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

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  • 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
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How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

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

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Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

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  • adaptation
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UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
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Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

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  • Africa
  • land rights
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  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
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The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
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Indonesia Haze Risk Will Remain High Unless Ministers Keep Promises

  • Asia
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • logging
  • palm oil
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Helping Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Turn on the Lights in Poor Countries

  • Energy
  • Business
  • electricity
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • India
  • investment
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  • mobilizing clean energy finance
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  • renewable energy
  • scaling environmental entrepreneurship
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  • Energy
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33 Cities Test New Framework for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories

  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Asia
  • China
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • Europe
  • greenhouse gas protocol
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  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Asia
  • China
  • climate change
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  • Europe
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New Data Shows Indonesian Forest Fires a Longstanding Crisis

  • Asia
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • logging
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • Asia
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
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  • palm oil

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