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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
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Nigeria Moves Toward a Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
A sprawling city underneath a cloudy sky.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
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A River Lined with Smoke: Charcoal and Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
A woman holding a fuel efficient stove
  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
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  • Cities
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
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Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water stress
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water stress

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • world bank
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Q&A with Alda Salomao: Natural Gas Project Threatens Community Land in Mozambique

  • environmental democracy
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources
Rural women on their way to the market. Photo by Ton Rulkens/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
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How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • solar
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • solar
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Finding Solutions for South Africa’s Coal-Fired Energy and Water Problems

  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
A communal water tap in Soweto, South Africa. Photo credit: E. Muench, Wikimedia Commons
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress

RELEASE: New Analysis Finds 38% of World’s Shale Resources Face Water Stress

  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water stress
  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water stress

ADVISORY: Press Call: How Water Risk Affects Global Shale Development

  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water stress
  • Water
  • Business
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • water stress
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
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Weaving the Net

Shifting Global Investments To Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Business
  • fossil fuels
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • low carbon development
  • Energy
  • Business
  • fossil fuels
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • low carbon development

33 Cities Test New Framework for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories

  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Asia
  • China
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • Europe
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • UNFCCC
  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Asia
  • China
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • Europe
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • UNFCCC
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • fossil fuels
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • fossil fuels
  • public participation

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • us policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • us policy

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