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STATEMENT: U.S. Puts First Ever Federal Limits on Existing Power Plant Emissions

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5 Essential Facts About Emissions Standards for Power Plants

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Coal power plant in New Mexico. The U.S. power sector has been moving away from coal for years. It has accounted for only 5 percent of new capacity built since 2000. Photo credit: Glennia/Flickr
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Power Plant Rules Are Critical for Curbing U.S. Emissions

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  • Paris Agreement
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  • international climate policy
Power plants are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, contributing about one-third of the national total. Photo credit: Dan Stroud/Flickr
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

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O Brasil está em [quinto lugar entre os maiores emissores de GEE](http://cait2.wri.org/), principalmente por causa dos impactos das emissões do setor agropecuário. Foto: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
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A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

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  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
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  • greenhouse gas accounting
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Cutting Carbon: States Can Use What they’ve Already Got to Whittle Power Plant Emissions

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  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Because the U.S. electric grid crosses state lines, neighboring states should work together for the most cost-effective reductions. Photo credit: Universal Pop/Flickr
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Arkansas Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under the Clean Air Act

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5 Ways Arkansas Can Reduce Power Plant Emissions

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Arkansas has already taken steps to reduce its near-term power sector CO2 emissions by implementing energy efficiency policies.
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RELEASE: New Analysis Shows Arkansas Can Reduce Emissions 39 percent by 2020

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Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

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  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
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The History of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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  • data
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Eggborough power plant. Photo credit: Jon Pinder, Flickr
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5 Do’s and Don’ts for the Green Climate Fund

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Scientists say we only have a short window of time to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees C and prevent some of the most disastrous impacts of climate change. Photo credit: NASA/Flickr
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Integrated Resources Planning in India Could Help with Electricity Shortages

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  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Tamil Nadu has a stark energy deficit, leading to blackouts and poor service. Photo Credit: Pratik Gupte/Flickr
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Connecting Corporate Emissions Targets with Climate Science

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  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Setting greenhouse gas (GHG)-reduction targets has become common practice for large, multi-national companies, but they generally take a conservative approach that is independent of what climate scientists say is necessary. Photo credit: World Bank/Flickr
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  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases

RELEASE: New Analysis Shows Tennessee Can Reduce Emissions 22 percent by 2020

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3 Tales of Hope for a Low-Carbon Future

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  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
At last week's "Ascent" meeting in Abu Dhabi, clubs of countries and companies committed to double the share of renewable energy and the pace of energy efficiency gains. Photo credit: CoCreatr, Flickr
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Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset