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World Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 2016

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What You Need to Know About Article 6 of the Paris Agreement

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Wind turbines in Southern California
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The World Is Burning. Here Are 5 Things Companies Should Do About It.

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Wildfire in California.
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Why We March

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WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
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Upstream Emissions as a Percentage of Overall Lifecycle Emissions

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It’s Time for US Federal Contractors to Measure their Carbon Footprints

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United States Department of Energy Forrestal Building
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Companies Could Profit from Setting Water Targets Informed by Science

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Irrigation System
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This is Leadership: Why Companies Are Setting Emissions Goals Based on Science

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The Science-Based Targets initiative aims to enlist 100 companies to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the latest climate science. Photo by Stephanie Meshke/Flickr
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

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HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
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How Do You Measure the Emissions Locked in Fossil Fuel Reserves?

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If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exhaust its "carbon budget" within three decades. Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr
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RELEASE: Companies Can Now Credibly Report Emissions From Low-Carbon Electricity Purchases

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How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

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A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
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The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

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Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
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RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

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ADVISORY: Launch of the First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

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ADVISORY: Launch of Two New Greenhouse Gas Standards to Boost Transparency and Advance Climate Action

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How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

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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
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How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

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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
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