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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • climate science
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • climate science
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
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Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
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Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
A new study by Ecofys under the Open Climate Network finds that by 2030, the EU can cut its natural gas consumption by almost half by cost-effectively improving energy efficiency and ramping up its use of renewable energy. Photo Credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
O Brasil está em [quinto lugar entre os maiores emissores de GEE](http://cait2.wri.org/), principalmente por causa dos impactos das emissões do setor agropecuário. Foto: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

New Report Connects 2012 Extreme Weather Events to Human-Caused Climate Change

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
  • United States
Flooding from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Photo credit: Pamela Andrade
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
  • United States

Timeline: A Look at Extreme Weather and Climate Events in 2013

  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases

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