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Florida Already Feeling Effects of Climate Change

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • sea level rise
Sea-level rise is a threat that is particularly acute for Florida, with its low elevation and 1,200 miles of coastline. Photo credit: maxstrz/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • sea level rise
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A Renewables Club to Change the World

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
The Renewables Club was established by Germany and nine other countries last year. Photo credit: Gunnar Ries, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC

Snapshots of Miami Sea Level Rise

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
Miami ranks as the most vulnerable city in the world to the risk of coastal flooding caused by this sea level rise. Photo credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
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10 Questions that Shine a Light on Electricity Prices

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
Globally, electricity tariffs have sparked questions about the equitable distribution of costs and have, in some cases, led to social unrest and controversy. Photo credit: Alexandre Baron/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid

How U.S.-China Cooperation Can Expand Clean Energy Development

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
The U.S. and China are beginning to collaborate on some clean energy initiatives—and some projects are already producing benefits for both countries. Photo credit: Land Rover Our Planet/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
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The Real Story Behind Falling Renewable Energy Investments

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
remains at record highs. This is in spite of economic and policy turbulence in many countries. The United States, China, and Japan in particular have been moving aggressively with solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. Photo credit: Activ Solar/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Corporate Lobbying on Climate Change: Silence is not Neutrality

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • climate science
  • Business
Corporate shareholders and stakeholders want to understand how companies support strong policy action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a changing climate. Photo credit: Petter Duvander/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • climate science
  • Business
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Identifying the Global Coal Industry’s Water Risks

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
As with most energy sources, coal-related industries—including mining, coal-to-chemicals, and power generation—are extremely water-intensive. Photo credit: Peter Van den Bossche, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
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WRI Statement on Latest IPCC Report

  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • international climate policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • international climate policy
  • climate change
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Q&A with Dr. Karin Kemper: How Is the World Bank Addressing Climate Change?

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • multilateral development banks
Dr. Kemper shared plans to more fully incorporate sustainability—including climate change mitigation and adaptation—into its international development agenda. Photo credit: Dhilung Kirat, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • multilateral development banks
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The Private Sector Can Play a Positive Role in India’s Renewable Energy Growth. Photo credit: The Danish Wind Industry Association, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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How to Address Risk and Make Progress on Climate and Development

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate science
Climate impacts will also take their toll on urban dwellers, especially the poor who are at risk of rising seas and extreme weather events. For example, low-lying cities, like Mumbai and Kolkata, face significant threats from coastal flooding and storm surge. Photo credit: Dennis Jarvis, Flickr 2007
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate science
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CCS Regulatory Comparison Matrix 2.0

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
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Street view of New Dehli, India. Photo credit: Victor Wong, Flickr 2011
  • Energy
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Visualizing the Global Carbon Budget

  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
If emissions continue unabated, the world will burn through its "carbon budget" in roughly three decades. Photo credit: marcovdz, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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5 Questions with Vivek Adhia: A New Program for Measuring India’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
The India GHG Program provides Indian businesses with tools and technical assistance to measure emissions, identify reduction opportunities, establish short- and long-term reduction goals, and track progress. Photo credit: joiseyshowaa, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset