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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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China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants

  • Energy
  • coal
  • China
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • coal
  • China
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

Pennsylvania is Joining RGGI. Here’s Why That Matters

  • Energy
  • electricity
  • emissions
  • power plants
  • United States
Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • emissions
  • power plants
  • United States
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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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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
Initiatives

Power Explorer

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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
Research
News
  • India
  • power plants
  • water risk
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40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants Are in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • India
  • maps
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
India power plant
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • India
  • maps
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Power Plants Use Water, But We Have No Idea How Much

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • coal
  • maps
  • oil and gas
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
Power plant in Germany
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • coal
  • maps
  • oil and gas
  • power plants
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Droughts and Blackouts: How Water Shortages Cost India Enough Energy to Power Sri Lanka

  • Water
  • Energy
  • India
  • power plants
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
A power plant in India.
  • Water
  • Energy
  • India
  • power plants
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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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

Rolling Back the Clean Power Plan Is a Losing Proposition for America

  • Energy
  • clean power plan
  • the trump administration
  • coal
  • Economics
  • environmental protection agency
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Installing solar panels
  • Energy
  • clean power plan
  • the trump administration
  • coal
  • Economics
  • environmental protection agency
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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No Evidence for Scott Pruitt’s Claims that U.S. Clean Power Plan Will Make Electricity Unaffordable

  • Economics
  • clean power plan
  • environmental protection agency
  • power plants
coal plant
  • Economics
  • clean power plan
  • environmental protection agency
  • power plants
Insights

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

Former Energy CEO David Crane Envisions a Future without Fossils

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • wind
Coal-fired power plant in Ohio
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • wind

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