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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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A New Fuel Source Can Power Kenya’s Industries While Saving Forests. So Why Isn’t it Taking Off?

  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
Baobab tree on the edge of Kenyan farmland
  • Forests
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Energy
  • Kenya
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After Paris, Making Good on Climate Commitments Requires Good Governance

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • governance
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • governance
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • maps
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • maps
  • UNFCCC

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
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South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC

WRI Calls South Africa INDC Submission "Encouraging"

  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
Research

Going in the Right Direction?

Landscape Restoration—A Winning Strategy in a Warmer World

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • forest restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Costa Rica has built its economy by rebuilding forests. Photo by Geoff Gallice/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • forest restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

What Would Success Look Like at COP 20 in Lima?

  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Lima is a major milestone on the path to Paris and the 2015 climate agreement. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Climate Equity: A Tale of 4 Countries

  • International Climate Action
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • China
  • climate change
  • equity
  • India
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United States
A crowded street in Hyderabad, India. Photo credit: Nicolas Mirguet, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • China
  • climate change
  • equity
  • India
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United States
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Looking in the Pipes of Climate Adaptation Finance

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Philippines
  • UNFCCC
A climate-smart agriculture project in Ghana. Photo credit: C Peterson, CIAT/CCAFS
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Philippines
  • UNFCCC
Research

The New Climate Economics

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • international policy
In recent years, a series of extreme weather events have caused immense damage. Photo credit: Wayne Stadler, Flickr
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • international policy

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