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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • decarbonization
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • decarbonization
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
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INSIDER: How Can Governments and Businesses Accelerate Climate Action? Through “Data and Ambition Loops”

  • 2020
  • INSIDER
  • ambition
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • international climate policy
  • transparency
Loops can be fun. And they might save the planet! Flickr/Camille Gevaudan
  • 2020
  • INSIDER
  • ambition
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • international climate policy
  • transparency
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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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5 Ways to Unlock the Value of the Circular Economy

  • circular economy
  • Business
  • climate business
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Recycling's good. Reducing's better. Flickr/mbeo
  • circular economy
  • Business
  • climate business
  • sustainable business
  • United States
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3 Ways Business Must Use Political Influence to Champion Climate Ambition

  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
Climate leaders lobby for climate action. Flickr/Phil Roeder
  • Business
  • business risk
  • business opportunity
  • ambition
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • lobbying
  • sustainable business
  • United States
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According to New IPCC Report, the World Is on Track to Exceed its “Carbon Budget” in 12 Years

  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
Coal plant
  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
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Climate Science, Explained in 10 Graphics

  • carbon budget
  • paris agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • local impacts
  • UNFCCC
World's biggest emitters
  • carbon budget
  • paris agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • local impacts
  • UNFCCC
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3 Reasons Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Disclose Their Reserves

  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • oil and gas
Coal Barge
  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • oil and gas
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Business Helped Make the Paris Agreement Possible

  • Business
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • renewable energy
Paris at night during COP21. Photo credit: Deborah Zabarenko
  • Business
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • renewable energy
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COP21 Glossary of Terms Guiding the Long-term Emissions-Reduction Goal

  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Solar panels in London, Ontario.
  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
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3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • China
  • Climate
  • climate business
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • Latin America
  • low carbon development
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • multilateral development banks
  • new climate agreement
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • China
  • Climate
  • climate business
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • Latin America
  • low carbon development
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • multilateral development banks
  • new climate agreement
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)

Seeing U.S. Business Opportunity in a Low-Carbon Economy

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate business
  • low carbon development
A growing body of evidence indicates we don’t have to choose between improving economic performance and reducing climate risk  Photo credit: CGP Grey/Flickr
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate business
  • low carbon development
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2 Questions for World Business Leaders at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations
The UN Secretary General's Climate Summit will bring CEOs and heads of government to New York City on September 23, 2014. (Photo credit: Chris Ford, Flickr)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations

Mounting Evidence: Climate Change Threatens America’s Energy Sector

  • business risk
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • Energy
  • energy security
  • extreme weather
  • renewable energy
  • business risk
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • Energy
  • energy security
  • extreme weather
  • renewable energy
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Green and Mean

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Trees in the Greenhouse

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