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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

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Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
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Mainstreaming Adaptation

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According to New IPCC Report, the World Is on Track to Exceed its “Carbon Budget” in 12 Years

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Climate Science, Explained in 10 Graphics

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3 Reasons Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Disclose Their Reserves

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When Adaptation Is Not Enough: Paris Agreement Recognizes “Loss and Damage”

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INSIDER: What Can Paris Achieve on Adaptation?

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COP21 Glossary of Terms Guiding the Long-term Emissions-Reduction Goal

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RELEASE: New Report calls for Large-Scale Solutions to Climate Change

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Thinking Big on Climate Change Adaptation: Scaling Rainfed Agriculture Projects in India

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Numerous small-scale adaptation projects are underway across India’s rainfed regions. (Madhya Pradesh, India) Photo by Rajarshi Mitra/Flickr.
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By the Numbers: Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin

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The Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) spans Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, and supports **60 million people**. The region is also widely recognized as highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: William Cho, Flickr
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Going in the Right Direction?

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How Can Adaptation Finance Help the Most Vulnerable Communities?

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Ensuring funding meets the adaptation needs of communities remains a challenge. (Paoay, Philippines) Photo by Ilocos Norte/Flickr.
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Intelligent Imagining: Scenarios to Manage Water as the Climate Changes

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A watershed in the Central American Dryland Corridor, a protected area meant to foster biodiversity and sustainable development, in Trifinio, Guatemala. Photo Credit: Paul Reig/WRI
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