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STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

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

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
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy

Despite Challenges, Virginia Cities Envision a Bold Clean Energy Future

  • Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • United States
Aerial view of Arlington County
  • Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • United States

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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PODCAST: From Renewables to 100% Clean Energy

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
We can decarbonize the grid by focusing on lowering the emissions intensity of electricity generation. Pixabay/blickpixel
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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Beyond Renewables: How to Reduce Energy-Related Emissions by Measuring What Matters

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

PODCAST: What's Next for U.S. Renewables?

  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
Rooftop solar at National Renewable Energy Lab.
  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States

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

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
  • water
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
  • water
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Can Housing Be Affordable Without Being Efficient?

  • Buildings
  • housing
  • Brazil
  • sustainable cities
Minha Casa, Minha Vida affordable housing project in Brazil
  • Buildings
  • housing
  • Brazil
  • sustainable cities

With Transportation Data, These Cities Became More Sustainable and Socially Inclusive

  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • Indonesia
Bus in Quito.
  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • Indonesia
Insights
  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

Forests Could Be Casualties in a U.S.-China Trade War

  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Soybean harvesting in Caroline County, Md.
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Forests

Forests Will Protect Brazil, but Only If Brazil Protects Them

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Brazil
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
Sede do Projeto Conservador das Aguas in Brazil
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Brazil
  • natural infrastructure
  • water

Technical Blog: Caveats to the 2016 Tree Cover Loss Data, Explained

  • Forests
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • global forest watch
Forest at dawn in Minas Gerais.
  • Forests
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • global forest watch

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