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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
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport

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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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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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
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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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High-Resolution Satellites Help Monitor and Respond to Fires in Southeast Asia

  • fire
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • fire
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
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Indonesia Fires Flare: A Foreboding Start to Dry Season in Riau

  • fire
  • Forests
  • governance
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
Putting out fires in Riau, March 2014. Photo by Julius Lawalata / WRI.
  • fire
  • Forests
  • governance
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil

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