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I've Worked on Climate Policy for 30 Years. Western US Fires Are the Scariest Thing I’ve Seen.

  • Commentary
  • wildfires
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • fire
  • United States
A forest fire at night.
  • Commentary
  • wildfires
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • fire
  • United States
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6 Graphics Explain the Climate Feedback Loop Fueling US Fires

  • Forests
  • explainer
  • wildfires
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • United States
Bobcat Fire, as seen from Monrovia, California
  • Forests
  • explainer
  • wildfires
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • United States
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
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Investors Think They Can Make Money Reducing Wildfire Risk. A Forest Restoration Project in Yuba, CA Puts this Idea into Practice.

  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water

Global Tree Cover Loss Rose 51 Percent in 2016

  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • Brazil
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
Tree cover loss is on the rise. Flickr/CIFOR
  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • Brazil
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia

As Wildfires Scorch U.S. Forests, Forest Resilience Bond Blazes a New Trail

  • wildfires
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • water
Firefighter in Arizona.
  • wildfires
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • water
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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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Seeing Israeli Forests for More than Just Trees

  • fire
  • Forests
  • water
An aircraft flying over Mount Carmel
  • fire
  • Forests
  • water
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3 Ways the Federal Government Can Support Local Climate Resilience to Protect Communities and the Economy

  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • us policy
Flooding in Florida.
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • us policy

Weather Patterns that Fueled Great Smoky Mountains Forest Fire Could Increase with Climate Change

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
Wildfire at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • fire
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A circle of California redwoods
  • finance
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • water
  • Water Quality
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Kebakaran di Indonesia Menghasilkan Polusi Udara dengan Level “Sangat Berbahaya” di Singapura

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia Forest Fires Bahasa
Sumber foto: Choo Yut Shing/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia Forest Fires Bahasa
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Indonesian Fires Create “Hazardous” Levels of Air Pollution in Singapore

  • Indonesia
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • indonesia forest fires
  • Indonesia
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • fire
  • global forest watch
  • indonesia forest fires
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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Fires Spread Across Indonesia as Parliament Approves Haze Treaty

  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fire
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • logging
  • palm oil
  • pollution
  • timber
Forest fires in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo Credit: Billy Gabriel/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Air Quality
  • fire
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • logging
  • palm oil
  • pollution
  • timber

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