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How the EU Can Achieve its Bold New Climate Target

  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • COP26
European Union flags flying in front of a building.
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • COP26
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Germany’s COVID-19 Stimulus Prioritizes Low-carbon Investments

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
electric vehicle charging station
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
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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

Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit in July, Trump’s First Meeting with Global Leaders

  • U.S. Climate
  • G20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
Hamburg city view from St. Michael's Church
  • U.S. Climate
  • G20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
News
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

The Roads to Decoupling: 21 Countries Are Reducing Carbon Emissions While Growing GDP

  • Economics
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
Wind turbines
  • Economics
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

What Do Top Emitters' Greenhouse Gas Targets Mean for Emissions? It’s Not Always Clear

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wind turbines
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

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

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
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  • multilateral development banks
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Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
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Russia’s New Climate Plan May Actually Increase Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Oil pump in Russia. Photo by Amanda Graham/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to EU Climate Deal

  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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Warsaw Climate Meeting Makes Progress on Forests, REDD+

  • Forests
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • emissions
According to recent estimates, roughly 15 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions originate from deforestation and land use change. Photo credit: Nick Hogarth for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • emissions
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4 Things Germany and Partners Can Do to Strengthen the International Renewable Energy Club

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
The "renewable energy club" recently initiated by the German government could provide a boost to the national and global expansion of renewable energy. Photo credit: Till Westermayer, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC

RELEASE: New Guidance Will Help Financial Institutions Measure Emissions from Lending and Investment Portfolios

  • Business
  • GHG Protocol
  • emissions
  • Finance
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Business
  • GHG Protocol
  • emissions
  • Finance
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

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