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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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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • REDD
  • restoration
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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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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • Forests
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Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
Indonesia forest fires
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • indonesia forest fires
  • palm oil
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • business risk
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • maps
  • palm oil
  • supply chains
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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
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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

DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
Moss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging

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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