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Pressing Questions About Ecosystem Restoration, Answered

  • restoration
  • forest restoration
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Ocean
Farmer tends to a seaweed farm in Nusa Penida, Indonesia
  • restoration
  • forest restoration
  • agriculture
  • deforestation
  • Ocean
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4 Ocean-based Solutions to Advance Climate Action Through NDCs

  • Ocean
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • coastal ecosystems
  • carbon
  • fisheries
  • oceans
  • renewable energy
  • transport
  • transportation
Windmills on the coastline of Tenedos, Turkey. Photo by Efe Kurnaz/Unsplash
  • Ocean
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • coastal ecosystems
  • carbon
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  • oceans
  • renewable energy
  • transport
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4 Opportunities to Shore Up the World's Coastal Ecosystems and Communities

  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • coast
  • coastal ecosystems
  • governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • oceans
The coastal city of Sisal in Mexico.
  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
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7 Ways to Bridge the Blue Finance Gap

  • Ocean
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • economy
  • biodiversity
  • finance
  • oceans
An coral reef with fish.
  • Ocean
  • explainer
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  • economy
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  • oceans
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Leveraging the Ocean's Carbon Removal Potential

  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • carbon removal
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • governance
  • oceans
  • restoration
An ocean next to a cityscape.
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • carbon removal
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • climate change
  • carbon
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  • governance
  • oceans
  • restoration
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6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • bike sharing
  • disaster risk management
  • disasters
  • climate change
  • Ocean
A man wheels a megaphone mounted on bicycle along a neighborhood path in Bangladesh.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • bike sharing
  • disaster risk management
  • disasters
  • climate change
  • Ocean
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Plastic Is Your Frenemy

  • economy
  • Ocean
Plastic litter along Singapore’s East Coast Parkway
  • economy
  • Ocean
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

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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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Careers at WRI

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Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data visualization
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • sustainable development
Global Fishing Watch uses satellite data to track fishing vessels around the world in near-real time. Image by Global Fishing Watch
  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data visualization
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • sustainable development
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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
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  • transport
  • transportation
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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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