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STATEMENT: Biden Administration Commits to Protect 30% of U.S. Land and Ocean by 2030

  • Food
  • Forests
  • conservation
  • land use
  • biodiversity
  • fisheries
  • oceans
  • protected areas
  • Food
  • Forests
  • conservation
  • land use
  • biodiversity
  • fisheries
  • oceans
  • protected areas
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The Ocean Genome Helps Fight Disease: Here's How We Save It

  • conservation
  • coronavirus
  • biodiversity
  • equity
  • international policy
  • oceans
  • protected areas
Algae, corals and fish in an ocean gully.
  • conservation
  • coronavirus
  • biodiversity
  • equity
  • international policy
  • oceans
  • protected areas
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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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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

New Tool Reveals How Jamaica’s Development Projects Impact People and Planet

  • access to information
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation
  • transparency
Cataboo, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. Photo by Sergel Mutovkin/Flickr
  • access to information
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation
  • transparency

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
Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Photo credit: Nicolas Raymond, Flickr
  • Canada
  • Forests
  • maps
  • protected areas

Conservation-Related Ballot Measures in the United States (1998–2010)

  • Forests
  • protected areas
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • protected areas
  • deforestation

Conservation-Related Ballot Measures in the Southern United States (1988–2010)

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • protected areas
  • us policy
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • protected areas
  • us policy

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