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Which Countries Are Most Vulnerable to Locust Swarms?

  • agriculture
  • food security
  • mapping
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • mapping
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Electricity has far-reaching impacts on people's livelihoods. This Tanzanian tailor can sew at night thanks to solar power. Photo by Theo Steemers/USAID
  • mapping
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
News
  • Energy
  • mapping
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • mapping
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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We Discovered 1.8 Million Square Miles of Forest in the Desert

  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
Dryland forest in Kenya
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping

3 Ways Brazil Can Be a Global Leader in Turning Sustainability Commitments into Action

  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Local community in the Tapajós National Forest in Pará
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

What’s Next? EU, US and Colombia Show They’re Moving Forward with the Paris Agreement

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
Going Green Conference
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
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Looking Back on 5 Years of Forest Outcomes

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Tree Planting and Degraded Landscape, Ethiopia
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
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After Paris, Making Good on Climate Commitments Requires Good Governance

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
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From Tracking to Action

What Do Top Emitters' Greenhouse Gas Targets Mean for Emissions? It’s Not Always Clear

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wind turbines
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
  • mapping
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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Beyond Conflict, Water Stress Contributed to Europe’s Migration Crisis

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/47205547@N02/21910319813/">MichaelGubi</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
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South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

WRI Says Brazil is "Building Momentum" With New INDC

  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

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