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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: The IPCC Updated its Emissions Guidance for the First Time in 13 Years. Here's Why That Matters.

  • COP24
  • INSIDER
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • IPCC
  • sustainability reporting
  • transparency
Power plant components in Germany.
  • COP24
  • INSIDER
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • IPCC
  • sustainability reporting
  • transparency
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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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RELEASE: First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • standards and labeling
  • sustainability reporting
  • world resources report
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • standards and labeling
  • sustainability reporting
  • world resources report
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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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Walking the Talk

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Let's Make It Earth and Prosperity Day

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • poverty
  • sustainability reporting
You can’t tackle poverty and spur economic growth without protecting the environment, and you can’t protect the environment without finding ways to make the economy grow while improving people’s lives. Photo by Global Water Partnership/Flickr.
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • poverty
  • sustainability reporting
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Sustainability at WRI: Our Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Where in the world is WRI traveling? To better understand our business travel emissions and develop metrics for tracking changes, we instituted performance indicators, including emissions per staff and top destinations. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
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4 Actions Companies Can Take to Source Legal Wood

  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Some countries have harvest or export bans on certain species or certain forms of harvested timber. It is important for companies to consider which timber species they are using and where they are purchasing from. Photo credit: Tim Gage, Flickr 2007
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
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Demystifying the Role of Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessments

  • ecosystem services
  • multilateral development banks
  • natural resources
  • sustainability reporting
  • world bank
  • ecosystem services
  • multilateral development banks
  • natural resources
  • sustainability reporting
  • world bank
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Nitrogen Trifluoride Now Required in GHG Protocol Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories

  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • sustainability reporting
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • sustainability reporting
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Step-by-Step Guidance on Corporate Water Disclosure

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • sustainability reporting
  • water
  • water risk
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • sustainability reporting
  • water
  • water risk
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New Integrated Reporting Framework Aims to Tackle Profit and Planet

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
  • sustainable strategy
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
  • sustainable strategy
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Accounting for Environmental Externalities Is Good for Business and the Planet

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business

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