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Win-win: Reducing Water Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in China’s Power Sector

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
China’s power sector is the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions and its biggest industrial water user. To meet increasing energy demand, the country may double its installed generation capacity by 2030. Photo by Asian Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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India’s Tamil Nadu Could Become a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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What do Apple, Citi and Shell Have in Common?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
It's a pleasant surprise to see growing acceptance for the importance of low-carbon power from some of the world’s biggest traditional energy firms. Photo by Aeon Solar/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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How Do You Measure the Emissions Locked in Fossil Fuel Reserves?

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • fossil fuels
If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exhaust its "carbon budget" within three decades. Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • fossil fuels
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Reforming 3 Systems Can Create a New Climate Economy in India

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
Traffic congestion in Calcutta, India. Photo by frederik_rowing/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
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Biofuels Are Not a Green Alternative to Fossil Fuels

  • Energy
  • Food
  • biofuels
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
As Earth becomes more crowded, fertile land and the plants it supports become ever more valuable for food, timber and carbon storage—things for which we don’t have an alternative source. Patrick Wall/CIMMYT/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Food
  • biofuels
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Why Dedicating Land to Bioenergy Won't Curb Climate Change

  • Energy
  • Food
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
A new WRI working paper recommends against dedicating land to produce bioenergy. Photo by Macomb Paynes.
  • Energy
  • Food
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security

Comparing Renewable Energy to Traditional Electricity Supply

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Should I Build A Behind-the-Meter (Onsite) Renewable Energy Project?*
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy

As Obama and Modi Meet, 4 Opportunities for US-India Action on Clean Energy and Climate

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy

ADVISORY: Press Call on President Obama's Trip to India

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • Energy Access
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • Energy Access
  • U.S. policy

STATEMENT: WRI Response to the 2015 State of the Union Address

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
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