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What Is Carbon Lock-in and How Can We Avoid It?

  • carbon
  • carbon monitoring
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • power plants
  • National Climate Action
A power plant with wind mills and a smoke column in the center.
  • carbon
  • carbon monitoring
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • power plants
  • National Climate Action
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5 Things to Know About the IEA’s Roadmap to Net Zero by 2050

  • net zero
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • fossil fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • investment
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • carbon removal
Three people installing a solar panel.
  • net zero
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • fossil fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • investment
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • carbon removal
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A Just Transition to a Zero-carbon World Is Possible. Here’s How.

  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • renewable energy
two men installing solar panels
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • renewable energy
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INSIDER: Can a Traffic-light System Help China End Environmentally Harmful Overseas Investments?

  • INSIDER
  • coal
  • China
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
A hanging traffic light with a clear blue sky in the background.
  • INSIDER
  • coal
  • China
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy

Steps to Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers in the Clean Energy Transition

  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • Climate Equity
coal-fired power plant
  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • Climate Equity
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Nigeria Moves Toward a Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • green economy
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
A sprawling city underneath a cloudy sky.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • green economy
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
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6 Signs of Progress Since the Adoption of the Paris Agreement

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Commentary
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
A dock filled with boats with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Commentary
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • renewables

Ensuring a Fair Transition for US Fossil Fuel Workers in Economic Recovery

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • us policy
Three workers pulling machinery on an oil rig.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • us policy
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
Panoramic view of wind farm
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
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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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How the International Monetary Fund Is Waking Up to the Financial Risks of the Climate Crisis

  • Economics
  • IMF
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
Extraction machine coal mine coal mining excavator
  • Economics
  • IMF
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
Japan solar
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
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47% of World's Thermal Power Capacity is in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • water
  • water stress
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • water
  • water stress
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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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7 Signs of Progress: A Year of National Climate Action

  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • coal
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • oil and gas
  • renewable energy
Electric vehicles
  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • coal
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • oil and gas
  • renewable energy
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Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
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Taking Greenhouse Gases from the Sky: 7 Things to Know About Carbon Removal

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • paris agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • emissions
  • forest restoration
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
Cleared land in Costa Rica
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • paris agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • emissions
  • forest restoration
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
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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

What Are the Top 10 States for Clean Energy Jobs?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • United States
  • us policy
  • wind
California solar plant.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • United States
  • us policy
  • wind

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