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For a 1.5 C World, Cities Must Go Carbon Neutral. They Can’t Do It Alone.

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
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PODCAST: How We Can Clean the Chesapeake and Save Money in the Process

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STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
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  • global warming
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  • montreal protocol
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Guacamole Coasts: Not Just Florida, Not Just Now

  • eutrophication
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Climate Milestones of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Signs to Watch

  • Climate
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  • COP21
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Satellite image of central U.S. storm, December 28, 2015. Photo credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
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Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

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  • carbon
  • emissions
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  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
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  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
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  • Water Quality
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Eutrophication & Hypoxia Map Data Set

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Water Quality Trading

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This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
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  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds

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