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Innovative US Bill Tackles Climate Change, Local Pollution and Economic Inequality

  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy
Smoke coming out of a factory on a cloudy day.
  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy
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There Is No Climate Justice Without Racial Justice

  • environmental justice
  • equity
A climate protest. Climate activists walk with a sign that reads climate justice equals racial justice.
  • environmental justice
  • equity

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Governance
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate

COVID-19 Bailouts Should Target Oil and Gas Workers and Communities, Not Companies

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States
Two workers walking to a natural gas fracking operation. Photo by Justin Woolford/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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Climate Action Will Shape People’s Lives. They Should Have a Chance to Shape Climate Action

  • Governance
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
climate migration
  • Governance
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
indigenous-people-forest
  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Insights

3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
  • accountability
  • environmental justice
  • transparency

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