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How Emerging Economies Can Pursue Green Recoveries

  • Climate
  • green economy
  • forest restoration
  • coronavirus
Gede Pangrango National Park, Situ Gunung, Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • forest restoration
  • coronavirus

4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
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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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How Can Citizens Contribute to a Sustainable Recovery? Early Lessons from the French Citizens' Assembly

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
  • green economy
Members of the French Citizens' Convention gathered in a meeting hall.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
  • green economy

12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy

  • US Climate Initiatve
  • economy
  • climate change
  • green economy
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
Solar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr.
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • economy
  • climate change
  • green economy
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
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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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STATEMENT: Modest Progress to Bring Sustainability and Economic Growth Together at G20

  • Economics
  • paris agreement
  • China
  • finance
  • green economy
  • Economics
  • paris agreement
  • China
  • finance
  • green economy
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The Smart Money Is Going Green

  • paris agreement
  • green economy
  • renewable energy
  • World Economic Forum in Davos
10 four panels installed from ground level
  • paris agreement
  • green economy
  • renewable energy
  • World Economic Forum in Davos

As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

  • Climate
  • economy
  • China
  • climate change
  • green economy
Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • economy
  • China
  • climate change
  • green economy
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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
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International Development Finance Club Commits $89 Billion to Climate Finance in 2013

  • Climate
  • economy
  • development
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • green economy
  • international policy
The IDFC can direct more finance to adaptation. Photo by University College London/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • economy
  • development
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • green economy
  • international 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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By the Numbers: The New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • degraded lands
  • economy
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • restoration
  • sustainable cities
A new report shows that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together. Photo credit: Walmart, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • degraded lands
  • economy
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • restoration
  • sustainable cities

Blue-Green Opportunities: Energy Efficiency and Jobs Impacts in the U.S. Manufacturing Resurgence

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States
A study of aggregate U.S. job impacts found that energy efficiency and solar energy generate more direct jobs than coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Photo credit: PNNL, 2012
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States
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