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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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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
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • 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

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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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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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
  • biofuels
  • 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

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • the trump administration
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

President Trump’s First Week: Is Environmental Democracy in Jeopardy?

  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Protest sign from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C
  • environmental protection agency
  • the trump administration
  • climate science
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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The Future of Open Government

  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris, France.
  • open government partnership
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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From Paris Agreement to Paris Declaration: Open Government’s Climate Action Role

  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
Young girl walks across a makeshift bridge in Pakistan
  • open government partnership
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • transparency
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
  • Climate
  • accountability
  • National Climate Action
  • open government partnership
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • climate change
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC

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