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A power plant on a sea shore with smoke emerging from the towers.
  • climate change
  • power plants
  • Aqueduct
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How Water Challenges Threaten India’s Energy Security

  • water risk
  • renewable energy
  • power plants
  • drought
  • floods
  • Aqueduct
Power plant in dry land
  • water risk
  • renewable energy
  • power plants
  • drought
  • floods
  • Aqueduct
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What Is Carbon Lock-in and How Can We Avoid It?

  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • power plants
  • National Climate Action
  • COP26
A power plant with wind mills and a smoke column in the center.
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • infrastructure
  • power plants
  • National Climate Action
  • COP26
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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • restoration
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • indigenous people
  • restoration
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China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

Pennsylvania is Joining RGGI. Here’s Why That Matters

  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • emissions
  • power plants
Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • emissions
  • power plants
Insights

Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation

WRI Experts Offer Perspective on Tropical Deforestation in Science Journal

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Deforestation, Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • Forests
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What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

Hundreds of US Communities Are Making Climate Action Plans, but Few Include Forests

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Forests
Angeles National Forest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Forests
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Will the Start of Forest Fires Season Hamper Indonesia’s Progress in Reducing Deforestation?

  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • commodities
Indonesia forest fires
  • Forests
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • commodities
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
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A New Tool Can Help Root Out Deforestation from Complex Supply Chains

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Oil palm
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
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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
  • natural resources
  • 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
  • natural resources
  • 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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47% of World's Thermal Power Capacity is in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • Water
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • Water
  • water risk
Initiatives

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DNA Testing Can Save Trees from Illegal Logging – and You Can Help

  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Moss-covered bigleaf maple trees in the Hoh Rainforest
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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