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ADVISORY: Gina McCarthy and Dr. Mae Jemison Headline Event “Open Data in a Closing World”

  • maps
  • open access
  • data visualization
  • data
  • transparency
  • maps
  • open access
  • data visualization
  • data
  • transparency
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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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RELEASE: New Public-Private Partnership Launched to Help Communities Bridge Gap Between Climate Data and Resiliency Planning

  • maps
  • resilience
  • data visualization
  • climate science
  • adaptation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • maps
  • resilience
  • data visualization
  • climate science
  • adaptation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • local impacts
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Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data visualization
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • sustainable development
Global Fishing Watch uses satellite data to track fishing vessels around the world in near-real time. Image by Global Fishing Watch
  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data visualization
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • sustainable development

Rising Tides in the United States

  • data visualization
  • Climate
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • data visualization
  • Climate
  • sea level rise
  • United States

Interactive Graphic: What Do Your State’s Emissions Look Like?

  • data visualization
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • power plants
  • United States
  • us policy
Electricity is the largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Photo byJarrett Callahan/Flickr
  • data visualization
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • power plants
  • United States
  • us 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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The History of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

  • Energy
  • data visualization
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • greenhouse gases
Eggborough power plant. Photo credit: Jon Pinder, Flickr
  • Energy
  • data visualization
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • greenhouse gases

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