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6 Ways to Make Small Businesses More Resilient to Climate Change

  • Climate Resilience
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Business and Climate Action: The Times They Are A-Changin'

  • International Climate Action
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  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate change
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Hundreds of business leaders are gathering at COP 21 in Paris. Photo by Yann Caradec/Flickr
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Science-based Emissions Targets: The Key to Sending a Strong Corporate Signal Before COP 21

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  • climate change
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Nearly 90 companies have committed to set a science-based emissions-reduction target. Photo by Mike Steinhoff/Flickr
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Who Is Speaking on Climate Policy for Your Company?

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
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Large companies can be involved in hundreds of trade associations around the world. Photo by Corey Seeman/Flickr
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Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

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Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
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Dispelling 4 Myths about Climate Change and Investment Risk

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Physical risks like drought are only some of the climate-related risks investors face. Photo by Don DeBold/Flickr
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Corporations Can Drive Down Renewable Energy’s Cost

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The electricity system will have to be decarbonized, probably more quickly than many in the sector are comfortable with. Working with large buyers that want to move quickly could lead to decarbonizing in an orderly way that drives down the cost for everyone. Photo by Windwärts Energie/Flickr
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Clean Power Plan Can Help States, Economy and Planet

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NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team
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RELEASE: Global Commission Finds Economic Growth Can Close the Emissions Gap

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  • Energy
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Supporting the New Climate Agreement: A Checklist for Business

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The recent Business & Climate Summit took place in Paris, France. Photo by Max Mayorov/Flickr
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This is Leadership: Why Companies Are Setting Emissions Goals Based on Science

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  • climate science
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  • greenhouse gases
The Science-Based Targets initiative aims to enlist 100 companies to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the latest climate science. Photo by Stephanie Meshke/Flickr
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3 Activities that Can Help Investors Become More “Climate Friendly”

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  • fossil fuels
Solar panels at the Nellis Air Force Base in the United States. Photo by U.S. Air Force/Wikimedia Commons
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What do Apple, Citi and Shell Have in Common?

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  • Energy
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It's a pleasant surprise to see growing acceptance for the importance of low-carbon power from some of the world’s biggest traditional energy firms. Photo by Aeon Solar/Flickr.
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

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  • climate finance
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  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
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How Do You Measure the Emissions Locked in Fossil Fuel Reserves?

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  • GHG emissions
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If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exhaust its "carbon budget" within three decades. Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr
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Reforming 3 Systems Can Create a New Climate Economy in India

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Traffic congestion in Calcutta, India. Photo by frederik_rowing/Flickr
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

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Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
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So What Did We Learn in 2014?

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2014 shifted the needle toward a more sustainable future. Photo by David Drodge/The Pembina Institute
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  • Energy
  • Food
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2014

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  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
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During "Raaghiri Days" in Indian cities, streets are closed to cars to encourage walking and biking. Photo by Carol Mitchell/Flickr
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  • Cities
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Intelligent Imagining: Scenarios to Manage Water as the Climate Changes

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  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change
A watershed in the Central American Dryland Corridor, a protected area meant to foster biodiversity and sustainable development, in Trifinio, Guatemala. Photo Credit: Paul Reig/WRI
  • Freshwater
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change