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INSIDER: The IPCC Updated its Emissions Guidance for the First Time in 13 Years. Here's Why That Matters.

  • COP24
  • INSIDER
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • IPCC
  • sustainability reporting
  • transparency
Power plant components in Germany.
  • COP24
  • INSIDER
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • IPCC
  • sustainability reporting
  • transparency
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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
News

RELEASE: First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • standards and labeling
  • sustainability reporting
  • world resources report
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Business
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • standards and labeling
  • sustainability reporting
  • world resources report
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Walking the Talk

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Let's Make It Earth and Prosperity Day

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • poverty
  • sustainability reporting
You can’t tackle poverty and spur economic growth without protecting the environment, and you can’t protect the environment without finding ways to make the economy grow while improving people’s lives. Photo by Global Water Partnership/Flickr.
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • poverty
  • sustainability reporting
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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

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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Sustainability at WRI: Our Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Where in the world is WRI traveling? To better understand our business travel emissions and develop metrics for tracking changes, we instituted performance indicators, including emissions per staff and top destinations. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainability initiative
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
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4 Actions Companies Can Take to Source Legal Wood

  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
Some countries have harvest or export bans on certain species or certain forms of harvested timber. It is important for companies to consider which timber species they are using and where they are purchasing from. Photo credit: Tim Gage, Flickr 2007
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
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Demystifying the Role of Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessments

  • ecosystem services
  • multilateral development banks
  • natural resources
  • sustainability reporting
  • world bank
  • ecosystem services
  • multilateral development banks
  • natural resources
  • sustainability reporting
  • world bank
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Nitrogen Trifluoride Now Required in GHG Protocol Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories

  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • sustainability reporting
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • sustainability reporting
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Step-by-Step Guidance on Corporate Water Disclosure

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • sustainability reporting
  • water
  • water risk
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • sustainability reporting
  • water
  • water risk
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New Integrated Reporting Framework Aims to Tackle Profit and Planet

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
  • sustainable strategy
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
  • sustainable strategy
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Accounting for Environmental Externalities Is Good for Business and the Planet

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business risk
  • Business
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • sustainability reporting
  • sustainable business

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