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What Is Carbon Lock-in and How Can We Avoid It?

  • carbon
  • carbon monitoring
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • power plants
  • National Climate Action
A power plant with wind mills and a smoke column in the center.
  • carbon
  • carbon monitoring
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • power plants
  • National Climate Action
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5 Things to Know About the IEA’s Roadmap to Net Zero by 2050

  • net zero
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • fossil fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • investment
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • carbon removal
Three people installing a solar panel.
  • net zero
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • fossil fuels
  • Clean Energy
  • investment
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • carbon removal
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A Just Transition to a Zero-carbon World Is Possible. Here’s How.

  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • renewable energy
two men installing solar panels
  • climate change
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  • human rights
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INSIDER: Can a Traffic-light System Help China End Environmentally Harmful Overseas Investments?

  • INSIDER
  • coal
  • China
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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  • INSIDER
  • coal
  • China
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electricity
  • economy
  • agriculture
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • manufacturing
  • renewable energy

Steps to Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers in the Clean Energy Transition

  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • Climate Equity
coal-fired power plant
  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • Climate Equity
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Nigeria Moves Toward a Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • green economy
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
A sprawling city underneath a cloudy sky.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • green economy
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
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6 Signs of Progress Since the Adoption of the Paris Agreement

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Commentary
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
A dock filled with boats with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Commentary
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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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

Ensuring a Fair Transition for US Fossil Fuel Workers in Economic Recovery

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • us policy
Three workers pulling machinery on an oil rig.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • us policy
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
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  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
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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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How the International Monetary Fund Is Waking Up to the Financial Risks of the Climate Crisis

  • Economics
  • IMF
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
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  • Economics
  • IMF
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
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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
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  • 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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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
Japan solar
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
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47% of World's Thermal Power Capacity is in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • water
  • water stress
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • water
  • water stress

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
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7 Signs of Progress: A Year of National Climate Action

  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • coal
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • oil and gas
  • renewable energy
Electric vehicles
  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • coal
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • oil and gas
  • renewable energy
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Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress

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