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4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
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Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
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Why We March

  • Climate
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WRI staff ready to join the People's Climate March
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Renewable Energy Is Soaring. Are We Ready?

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity grid
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Housekeeper cleaning solar thermal panels in India
  • Governance
  • Energy
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Research
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Jump-starting Clean Energy Access for the World

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  • Finance
  • development
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Solar home systems in Bangladesh. Photo by ILO/Flickr/
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Reducing HFCs in the US Would Benefit Consumers and the Climate

  • Energy
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  • GHG emissions
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  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • us policy
HFCs, potent greenhouse gases, are commonly used as refrigerants. Photo by Frank van den Bergh/iStock.
  • Energy
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  • GHG emissions
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  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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How the US Can Lower Methane Emissions from Natural Gas and Save Money

  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
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A natural gas refinery plant. Photo by WildEarth Guardians/Flickr.
  • reducing methane emissions
  • Climate
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  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • natural gas
  • United States
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The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

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  • Economics
  • climate change
  • economy
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  • GHG emissions
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  • transport
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Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
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Virginia Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under The Clean Air Act

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  • regulation
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • Energy
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  • United States

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
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  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
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How the US Can Produce Cleaner Energy While Capturing Economic Benefits

  • Energy
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  • 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
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  • renewable energy
  • United States

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

  • Economics
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  • 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
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  • United States
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STATEMENT: WRI Board Members Respond to Proposed U.S. Power Plant Standards

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  • Climate
  • environmental protection agency
  • regulation
  • Energy
  • Climate
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STATEMENT: U.S. Puts First Ever Federal Limits on Existing Power Plant Emissions

  • climate change
  • coal
  • Energy
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  • environmental protection agency
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