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Ethiopia's Updated NDC Underscores its Focus on Climate Action

  • National Climate Action
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • NDC
A grassy landscape with two buildings, each painted with an Ethiopian flag, in the background.
  • National Climate Action
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • NDC

Colombia Shows Leadership in the Race Against Climate Change

  • Climate
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
A cow grazes on a grassy hill, with forested hills in the misty background.
  • Climate
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration

STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

  • National Climate Action
  • net-zero emissions
  • National Climate Action
  • net-zero emissions

RELEASE: New Study Reveals Mining in the Amazon Threatens 20% of Indigenous Lands

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • indigenous people

ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution

COVID-19, Rising Gold Prices and Illegal Mining Threaten Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

  • coronavirus
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Mining for gold in South America
  • coronavirus
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Chile's Enhanced Climate Plan Sets an Example for Other Countries

  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
The buildings and roads of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
Initiatives
Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture

Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week Is an Opportune Moment to Strengthen Regional Climate Action

  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
Aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Domenica
  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
Initiatives

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.

PODCAST: Why Securing Land Rights for Indigenous People Can Accelerate Sustainable Development

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • sustainable development goals
Small forestry in the Peruvian Amazon.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • sustainable development goals
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • land use
  • commodities
  • Forests
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • land rights
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INFOGRAPHIC: Experience the Unequal Ways Communities and Companies Get Land Rights

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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

  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • commodities

RELEASE: New LandMark Data Measure Impacts of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on Forests and Climate

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

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