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Using the Ocean As a Tool for Global Economic Recovery

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • coast
  • economy
  • aquaculture
  • oceans
  • renewable energy
  • restoration
  • wastewater
Coastal communities, which heavily rely on the ocean economy, are among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • coast
  • economy
  • aquaculture
  • oceans
  • renewable energy
  • restoration
  • wastewater
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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
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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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INSIDER: Rethinking Wastewater Can Help Achieve Both Climate and Development Goals

  • INSIDER
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • INDC
  • sustainable development goals
  • wastewater
  • INSIDER
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • INDC
  • sustainable development goals
  • wastewater
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From Waste to Watts: How Sewage Could Help Fix India's Water, Energy and Sanitation Woes

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
Unkal tank
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • waste
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
Insights

PODCAST: Closing the Loop with a Circular Economy

  • podcasts
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • wastewater
Recycle bins
  • podcasts
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • wastewater
News

RELEASE: Cities Need to Focus on Equitable Access to Core Services to Achieve Economic Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability

  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • water
  • world resources report
  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • water
  • world resources report
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Guacamole Coasts: Not Just Florida, Not Just Now

  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Beneath the Caribbean Sea, a Wastewater Problem Lurks Unnoticed

  • caribbean
  • natural infrastructure
  • wastewater
Isla Colon in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
  • caribbean
  • natural infrastructure
  • wastewater
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A History of Untreated Sewage Sours Tobago’s Waters

  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Store Bay, Tobago
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Insights

World Water Day: How “Sludge” Can Power China’s Cities While Cutting Emissions

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • China
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • China
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • wastewater
  • water
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Signs of Worry, Signs of Hope on World Water Day

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Children in India carry water.
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights

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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