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Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19

  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • reducing methane emissions
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • hfcs
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • United States
A windmill with a cloudy sky in the background.
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • reducing methane emissions
  • emissions
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Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • China
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
Rice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo.
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • China
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  • GHG emissions
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Why We March

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  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
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STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
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5 Big Outcomes from Climate Week and the UN General Assembly

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  • international climate policy
  • united nations
  • us policy
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
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STATEMENT: US and India Agree to Forge Ahead with Global Climate Action

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  • climate change
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  • India
  • renewable energy
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
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  • India
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3 Climate and Energy Issues to Watch During the Modi-Obama State Visit

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  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
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  • international climate policy
  • montreal protocol
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Barack Obama and Narendra Modi
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  • paris agreement
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Phasing Down HFCs: Good for the Climate and the Economy

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
HFCs are found in air conditioners, refrigerants, insulating foams and solvents. Image credit: Jan Tik - Flickr
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol

US Administration, Businesses Make Serious Commitments to Reduce HFCs, Potent Greenhouse Gases

  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • hfcs
  • United States
  • us policy
HFCs, commonly used as refrigerants, are potent greenhouse gases. Photo by Sam Wyatt/Flickr
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
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  • United States
  • us policy
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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

After SOTU, it’s Time to Make Good on US Climate Action Commitments

  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental protection agency
  • hfcs
  • international climate policy
  • natural gas
  • power plants
  • UNFCCC
  • us policy
President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2015. Photo by Pete Souza/White House
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental protection agency
  • hfcs
  • international climate policy
  • natural gas
  • power plants
  • UNFCCC
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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

Watching for Signs of Climate Action in the State of the Union Address

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • coal
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental protection agency
  • hfcs
  • natural gas
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • shale gas
  • us policy
Seven months have passed since President Obama announced the national Climate Action Plan. Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • coal
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental protection agency
  • hfcs
  • natural gas
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • shale gas
  • us policy

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