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ADVISORY: WRI Hosts 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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India’s Renewable Energy Push: A Win-Win for Job Creation and Electricity Access

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • governance
  • India
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • wind
Solar engineers in Tinginaput, India
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • governance
  • India
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • wind
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Fighting for Answers, Indonesia’s Poorest Communities Don’t Know What’s in Their Water

  • Governance
  • Indonesia
  • governance
  • transparency
  • water
Woman drawing water from the Ciujung river
  • Governance
  • Indonesia
  • governance
  • transparency
  • water
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"Researchers found traces of chemicals in the water, and we are not able to use the water, explains "Uncle" Noi Jaitang. "I do not know how to improve the water condition."
  • Governance
  • governance
  • Thailand
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Thirsting for Justice

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Meenakshi Dewan tends to maintenance work on the solar street lighting in her village of Tinginaput, India. Huge pylons run across these hills, supplying power to the big cities – but rural areas like this are not connected to the main grid.
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1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
Tanzania solar
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
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Why Are Women Left Out of Land Decisions, Despite Gender Equity Laws?

  • Governance
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
Indigenous women, Philippines
  • Governance
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
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The Rise of the Urban Energy “Prosumer”

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • solar PV
  • India
  • renewable energy
Solar panel on roof
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • solar PV
  • India
  • renewable energy
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Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Governance
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Governance
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources

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