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Why We March

  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
  • Climate
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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What’s Food Loss and Waste Got to Do with Sustainable Development? A Lot, Actually.

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
Food worth $750 billion is lost or wasted every year. Photo by Garry Knight/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
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Sustainable Development Goals: Setting a New Course for People and Planet

  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The unveiling of the Sustainable Development Goals next week will be a milestone moment for our collective future. Photo by US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome/Flickr
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • hfcs
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy

How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy
A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
  • us policy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transport
  • transportation
  • us policy
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Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • finance
  • human rights
  • IPCC
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • sustainable strategy
  • united nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • finance
  • human rights
  • IPCC
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • sustainable strategy
  • united nations

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
New solar photovoltaic projects are also being chosen over new coal and gas generation in a few areas of the country because of lower costs or larger net benefits. Photo credit: Dana Smillie, World Bank
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • environmental protection agency
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States

By the Numbers: How the U.S. Economy Can Benefit from Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
Electric vehicle battery prices fell 40 percent since 2008. Photo credit: Kevin Krejcl, Flickr
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • United States
  • us policy
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Towards A New Global Development Agenda: 5 Key Questions

  • Governance
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • Governance
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Governance
  • 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
  • Governance
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Governance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Governance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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4 Issues to Watch: Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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