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The Price Is Wrong: New Report Calls for Fossil Fuel Prices that Reflect Environmental Costs

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
A new IMF report shows that taxing fossil fuels could reduce deaths from fossil fuel-related air pollution by 63 percent. Photo credit: thienzieyung, Flickr
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

What Does Environmental Democracy Look Like?

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Eight years ago, developers proposed a five-dam project on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Patagonia, Chile. While they projected that the hydropower would produce 2,750 megawatts of power, the project would also flood 23 square miles of wilderness, jeopardizing the environment, local culture, and tourism of the region. Photo Credit: International Rivers/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy

7 Charts Explain Changing U.S. Power Sector Emissions

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
Between 1973 and 2005, U.S. power sector CO2 emissions increased by almost 90 percent. Photo credit: Mike, Flickr
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
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  • Energy

China and the United States Accelerate Efforts on Carbon Capture and Storage

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy
China and the United States forged new partnerships on carbon capture utilization and storage. Photo credit: Jonas, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy

RELEASE: Major US Companies: Unmet Renewable Energy Demand Requires Market Shift

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Closing the Renewable Energy Investment Gap

  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
Wind farm in Palmas, Brazil. The Global Status Report gives other encouraging examples of the falling cost of renewables, especially in major emerging markets. Photo Credit: Carla Wosniak/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
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A Time For Action: 3 Reasons to Urgently Capitalize the Green Climate Fund

  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund
Faced with the realities of climate change, developing countries are innovating to manage climate risk and kick start their transition to low carbon development. The GCF can provide the resources to scale up these actions. Photo Credit: Oxfam/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund

Former Republican EPA Administrators Show that Climate Change Need Not Be Partisan

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
The EPA recently proposed rules to limit carbon dioxide pollution from U.S. power plants. Photo credit: Cathy, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
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Post-Fukushima Climate Action: How Japan Can Achieve Greater Emissions Reductions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
Fukushima, Japan. In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Japanese government replaced the Copenhagen Pledge with the Warsaw Target, which calls for a 3.8 percent reduction from 2005 levels by 2020. Photo Credit: likeablerodent/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
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3 Key Themes from the Bonn Climate Talks

  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Adaptation was a central theme of the Bonn climate talks. Photo credit: CGIAR Climate, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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GHG Mitigation in Japan

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Linking Reporting Systems to Improve Greenhouse Gas Management

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Inventories are a fundamental tool for countries and facilities to measure and manage their GHG emissions. Photo credit: Roger/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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7 Good Practices for Developing a Sustainable National GHG Inventory System

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Smog in Bogota, Colombia. Some non-Annex I countries, like Colombia, already have made significant progress developing their national GHG inventory systems. Photo credit: Matthew Rutledge/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases