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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
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Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
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  • WRI India
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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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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electricity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • Governance
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Kenya’s Farmers Battle Drought through Biodiesel Made from Cotton Waste

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • Energy
Abel Mutie, a Kenyan farmer
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • waste
  • 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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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • energy security
  • health
  • Kenya
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
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Cleaner-Burning Fuels at Kenyan Schools Feed Students and Protect Forests

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • biofuels
  • Kenya
  • wood
Kenya has lost 9 percent of its forests since 2000. Photo by pxhere
  • Humans of Clean Energy
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  • Kenya
  • wood
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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

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
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3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
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RELEASE: WRI offers new approach to help move billions to more sustainable diets

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
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3 Reasons Why Community Land Rights Are Not Legally Secure in Many Countries

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
Isangi people on the Congo river
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Water
  • Cities
  • India
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
  • Water
  • Cities
  • India
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • Urban Development

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