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Innovative US Bill Tackles Climate Change, Local Pollution and Economic Inequality

  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy
Smoke coming out of a factory on a cloudy day.
  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy
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There Is No Climate Justice Without Racial Justice

  • environmental justice
  • equity
A climate protest. Climate activists walk with a sign that reads climate justice equals racial justice.
  • environmental justice
  • equity

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil

ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution

COVID-19 Bailouts Should Target Oil and Gas Workers and Communities, Not Companies

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States
Two workers walking to a natural gas fracking operation. Photo by Justin Woolford/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities

Brazil’s Fire Ban Correlates to a Reduction in Amazon Wildfires. The Ban Just Lifted.

  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • forest monitoring
  • Brazil
Brazil fires
  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • forest monitoring
  • Brazil

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • social landscapes
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • social landscapes
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • Gender

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration

The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
Christ the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
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Climate Action Will Shape People’s Lives. They Should Have a Chance to Shape Climate Action

  • Governance
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
climate migration
  • Governance
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development

Unlocking Climate Action: Building a Landscape Restoration Movement from the Ground Up

  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
Extrema, Brazil plantation
  • Forests
  • COP24
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • restoration

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

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