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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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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • business opportunity
  • CAIT
  • carbon monitoring
  • China
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate policy
  • vulnerability
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • business opportunity
  • CAIT
  • carbon monitoring
  • China
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate policy
  • vulnerability
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Infographic: Choose Your Future: 4 Possible Emissions Pathways

  • Understanding the IPCC Reports
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • carbon monitoring
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • IPCC
  • UNFCCC
  • Understanding the IPCC Reports
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • carbon monitoring
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • IPCC
  • UNFCCC
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Choose Your Future: 4 Possible Emissions Pathways

  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • carbon monitoring
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • IPCC
  • UNFCCC
With higher amounts of warming, coffee farming could be virtually impossible in Southeastern Brazil in 2100. Photo Credit: Ben Kaminsky/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • carbon monitoring
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • IPCC
  • UNFCCC
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Infographic: The Global Carbon Budget

  • Understanding the IPCC Reports
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • carbon monitoring
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • IPCC
  • UNFCCC
  • Understanding the IPCC Reports
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • carbon monitoring
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • IPCC
  • UNFCCC

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