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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
  • Energy
  • hfcs
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • United States
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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
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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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
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
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5 Big Outcomes from Climate Week and the UN General Assembly

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

  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • hfcs
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • hfcs
  • India
  • renewable energy

3 Climate and Energy Issues to Watch During the Modi-Obama State Visit

  • Climate
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • hfcs
  • international climate policy
  • montreal protocol
  • renewable energy
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi
  • Climate
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • hfcs
  • international climate policy
  • montreal protocol
  • renewable energy
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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
  • hfcs
  • 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
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

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
  • us policy
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

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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