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3 Strategies for Water-Wise Development in Ethiopia

  • Water Security
  • water stress
  • water scarcity
  • Climate
  • sustainable agriculture
People drive herds of oxen and sheep great distances to water them at this reservoir.
  • Water Security
  • water stress
  • water scarcity
  • Climate
  • sustainable agriculture
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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
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  • Climate
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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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
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Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
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  • climate change
  • governance
  • INDC
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • UNFCCC
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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
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Ethiopia's Climate Commitment Sets a High Bar for National Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • INDC
Solar power panels in rural Ethiopia. (Rema, Ethiopia) Photo by Bread for the World/Flickr.
  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • INDC
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How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • solar
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • solar
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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

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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