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I've Worked on Climate Policy for 30 Years. Western US Fires Are the Scariest Thing I’ve Seen.

  • Commentary
  • wildfires
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • fire
  • United States
A forest fire at night.
  • Commentary
  • wildfires
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • fire
  • United States
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6 Graphics Explain the Climate Feedback Loop Fueling US Fires

  • Forests
  • explainer
  • wildfires
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • United States
Bobcat Fire, as seen from Monrovia, California
  • Forests
  • explainer
  • wildfires
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • United States
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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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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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Investors Think They Can Make Money Reducing Wildfire Risk. A Forest Restoration Project in Yuba, CA Puts this Idea into Practice.

  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water
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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

Global Tree Cover Loss Rose 51 Percent in 2016

  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • Brazil
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
Tree cover loss is on the rise. Flickr/CIFOR
  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • Brazil
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia

As Wildfires Scorch U.S. Forests, Forest Resilience Bond Blazes a New Trail

  • wildfires
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • water
Firefighter in Arizona.
  • wildfires
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • water
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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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Seeing Israeli Forests for More than Just Trees

  • fire
  • Forests
  • water
An aircraft flying over Mount Carmel
  • fire
  • Forests
  • water
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3 Ways the Federal Government Can Support Local Climate Resilience to Protect Communities and the Economy

  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • us policy
Flooding in Florida.
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • us policy

Weather Patterns that Fueled Great Smoky Mountains Forest Fire Could Increase with Climate Change

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
Wildfire at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
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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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A circle of California redwoods
  • finance
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • water
  • Water Quality
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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
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Kebakaran di Indonesia Menghasilkan Polusi Udara dengan Level “Sangat Berbahaya” di Singapura

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia Forest Fires Bahasa
Sumber foto: Choo Yut Shing/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia Forest Fires Bahasa
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Indonesian Fires Create “Hazardous” Levels of Air Pollution in Singapore

  • Indonesia
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • indonesia forest fires
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Fires Spread Across Indonesia as Parliament Approves Haze Treaty

  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fire
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • logging
  • palm oil
  • pollution
  • timber
Forest fires in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo Credit: Billy Gabriel/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fire
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • logging
  • palm oil
  • pollution
  • timber
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High-Resolution Satellites Help Monitor and Respond to Fires in Southeast Asia

  • fire
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • fire
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
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Indonesia Fires Flare: A Foreboding Start to Dry Season in Riau

  • fire
  • Forests
  • governance
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
Putting out fires in Riau, March 2014. Photo by Julius Lawalata / WRI.
  • fire
  • Forests
  • governance
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil

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