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After COVID-19, 5 Ways India Can Pursue a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • technology
Person riding motorcycle in India during coronavirus pandemic
  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • technology

7 Things to Know About Decarbonization in the American Energy Innovation Act

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • electricity grid
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • technology
  • United States
Workers checking a rotor on a marine energy system
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • electricity grid
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • technology
  • United States

A CO2 Direct Air Capture Plant Will Help Extract Oil in Texas. Could This Actually Be Good for the Climate?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • oil and gas
  • technology
  • United States
CO2 removed from the air can be used to extract oil, like at this Michigan facility. Photo by U.S. Department of Energy/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • oil and gas
  • technology
  • United States
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ADVISORY: WRI’s Stories to Watch 2019

  • paris agreement
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • data
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • innovation
  • sustainable business
  • technology
  • paris agreement
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • data
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • innovation
  • sustainable business
  • technology
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • technology
Data

Post-Paris: Key Tasks to Complete Before the First Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement

  • Climate
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • ambition
  • climate finance
  • technology
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
  • Climate
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • ambition
  • climate finance
  • technology
  • transparency
  • UNFCCC
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Perimeter Defense: 4 Technologies for Detecting and Preventing Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • maps
  • technology
Some forest managers are using drones to monitor trees and wildlife. Photo by John Mills/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • maps
  • technology

4 Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio de Janeiro

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
 BRT in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Benoit Colin/EMBARQ.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
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Crossing the Digital Divide to Protect the Environment

  • Forests
  • technology
Internet access issues—including if and how communities can get online—hold huge implications for the uptake of digital tools.Photo by  世書 名付/ Flickr.
  • Forests
  • technology
Insights

New Technology Can Help Ensure that Protected Areas Stay Protected

  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • technology
  • transparency
The world has more than 177,000 protected areas, all of which require proper management to prevent harmful and illegal activities. Photo credit: Garrett Ziegler, Flickr
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • technology
  • transparency
Insights

A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds

Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • maps
  • technology
Our future is inextricably linked to forests. The social and economic benefits they provide are essential to realizing a sustainable century. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2008
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • logging
  • maps
  • technology
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