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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

A Carbon Price Is Critical, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet

  • Climate
  • carbon pricing
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
Wind turbines in southern California
  • Climate
  • carbon pricing
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy

4 Things to Know About the Global Adaptation Challenge

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • climate change
Cyclone Idai response in Mozambique
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • climate change
Technical Perspectives

INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Freshwater
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water pollution
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Regional Integration Could Be Key to China’s Climate Action

  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics
  • low carbon development
Chongqing, a city in China’s Yangtze River Delta
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics
  • low carbon development
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Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money

  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
A fuel-efficient airplane takes off during NASA's Green Flight competition.
  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment

  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
Senegal villagers
  • Forests
  • Economics
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • climate change
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How the International Monetary Fund Is Waking Up to the Financial Risks of the Climate Crisis

  • Economics
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
Extraction machine coal mine coal mining excavator
  • Economics
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
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WRI Helps Set Paris Agreement in Motion

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Top Outcome: 2018
Negotiators at COP24 in Katowice, Poland adopted a robust Paris Rulebook to set the agreement in motion. Photo by UNclimatechange/Flickr
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Top Outcome: 2018
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Indonesia Charts a New, Low Carbon Development Path. Will Other Countries Follow Suit?

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Farmers in Yogyakarta
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Technical Perspectives

INSIDER: 7 Things to Know About the Economic Analysis of the New Climate Economy 2018 Report

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate policy
Middelgrunden Wind Farm.
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate policy
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A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions

  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP24
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
coal miner
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • COP24
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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Plastic Is Your Frenemy

  • Economics
  • Ocean
Plastic litter along Singapore’s East Coast Parkway
  • Economics
  • Ocean
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Europe's Sustainable Competitive Advantage

  • Economics
Yokohama Bay, Japan
  • Economics