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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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Chengdu Shows How Cities Can Turn Climate Commitments into Action

  • compact of mayors
  • Urban Mobility
  • China
  • Climate
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Chengdu street scene
  • compact of mayors
  • Urban Mobility
  • China
  • Climate
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Transforming Our Cities into the Cities We Need

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
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COP21 Highlights Importance of City Actions in the Climate Fight

  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • Climate
Paris
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • Climate
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After COP21, Time to Use Sustainable Transport to Make Good on Climate Commitments

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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Success of Paris Agreement Was Built on Determination, Persistence and Science

  • International Climate Action
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • climate science
  • climate policy
Members of WRI's COP21 team. Photo credit: WRI
  • International Climate Action
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • climate science
  • climate policy
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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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