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STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
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South Asia Confronts a Double Disaster: Cyclone and COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • disasters
  • Asia
  • India
Boats in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • coronavirus
  • disasters
  • Asia
  • India
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
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To Clean Delhi’s Air, Reform Its Transport System

  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
New Delhi's air quality, already poor, tends to plummet as Diwali ends and winter begins. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons.
  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water

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
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Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
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Buildings Are a Hidden Source of Indian Cities’ Extreme Heat

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • India
Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • India

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
Insights

More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk

  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
A thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath
  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • WRI India
Riding in Bengaluru.
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • WRI India

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture

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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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety

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