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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
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For the Millions of East Africans Who Need Electricity Most, Data Shows Renewable Energy Is a Viable – and Affordable – Solution

  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • 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
  • maps
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 4
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Africa
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • Kenya
  • renewable energy

Despite Challenges, Virginia Cities Envision a Bold Clean Energy Future

  • Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • United States
Aerial view of Arlington County
  • Energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • United States
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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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PODCAST: From Renewables to 100% Clean Energy

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
We can decarbonize the grid by focusing on lowering the emissions intensity of electricity generation. Pixabay/blickpixel
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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Beyond Renewables: How to Reduce Energy-Related Emissions by Measuring What Matters

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

PODCAST: What's Next for U.S. Renewables?

  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
Rooftop solar at National Renewable Energy Lab.
  • Energy
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 7
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11

Mientras los grupos indígenas esperan durante décadas para los títulos de tierras, las empresas están adquiriendo sus territorios

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil

As Indigenous Groups Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
Shipibo-Konibo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • The Struggle for Land
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • palm oil
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3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
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RELEASE: WRI offers new approach to help move billions to more sustainable diets

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • land use
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • GHG emissions
  • natural resources
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
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3 Reasons Why Community Land Rights Are Not Legally Secure in Many Countries

  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
Isangi people on the Congo river
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Water
  • Cities
  • India
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
  • Water
  • Cities
  • India
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • Urban Development
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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
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California Sleepwalks into Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
California's drought has dragged on for four years. Photo by Yana Edwin Murphy/Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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4 Property and Land Rights Issues, Explained through Videos

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property
A farmer in Mali irrigates his crops. Photo by Tingju Zhu/IFPRI
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • property

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources

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