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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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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

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
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  • Brazil
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4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
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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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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

President Trump’s First Week: Is Environmental Democracy in Jeopardy?

  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Protest sign from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C
  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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The Future of Open Government

  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris, France.
  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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From Paris Agreement to Paris Declaration: Open Government’s Climate Action Role

  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Young girl walks across a makeshift bridge in Pakistan
  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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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

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
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Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Governance
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Governance
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
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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

Open Government Partnership: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Accountability and Transparency

  • environmental democracy
  • governance
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • transparency
The Open Government Partnership can help support implementation of the 17 SDGs. Photo by Josh Estey/Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • environmental democracy
  • governance
  • public participation
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • transparency

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