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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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When Adaptation Is Not Enough: Paris Agreement Recognizes “Loss and Damage”

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • vulnerability
Flooding in Sri Lanka
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • vulnerability
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Adapting from the Ground Up

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INSIDER: What Can Paris Achieve on Adaptation?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • INSIDER
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • vulnerability
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • INSIDER
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • adaptation
  • vulnerability

RELEASE: New Report calls for Large-Scale Solutions to Climate Change

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • vulnerability
  • WRI India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • vulnerability
  • WRI India
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Scaling Success

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Thinking Big on Climate Change Adaptation: Scaling Rainfed Agriculture Projects in India

  • India
  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • vulnerability
  • WRI India
Numerous small-scale adaptation projects are underway across India’s rainfed regions. (Madhya Pradesh, India) Photo by Rajarshi Mitra/Flickr.
  • India
  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • vulnerability
  • WRI India
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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
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By the Numbers: Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin

  • Governance
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • economy
  • vulnerability
The Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) spans Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, and supports **60 million people**. The region is also widely recognized as highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: William Cho, Flickr
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  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • economy
  • vulnerability

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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Going in the Right Direction?

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How Can Adaptation Finance Help the Most Vulnerable Communities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • vulnerability
Ensuring funding meets the adaptation needs of communities remains a challenge. (Paoay, Philippines) Photo by Ilocos Norte/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • vulnerability

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

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