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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
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Will China Finally Block “Clean Coal” from Green Bonds Market?

  • Commentary
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • coal
  • China
The People's Bank of China, a key player in financial guidance and sustainability. Photo by Flickr/bfishadow
  • Commentary
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • coal
  • China
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So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • climate change
Resilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • climate change
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Conservation Finance Takes Off as the Netherlands Issues One of the Largest Green Bonds Ever

  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • water
A floodplain restored through the Room for the River program. Image: Dutch Embassy
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • water
News

RELEASE: 45 Cities Pledge to Conserve and Restore Forests, Citing Public Health, Water and Climate Benefits

  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • water
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Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
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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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With New Guidelines, China’s Green Bond Market Poised to Take Off in the Year of the Monkey

  • China
  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Solar cell manufacturing center in Wuxi, China.
  • China
  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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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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