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6 Ways Large Energy Buyers  Can Transform the US Electrical Grid 

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • COP26
Dillon Wind Power Project
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • COP26
Initiatives

U.S. Climate

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What Are the Top 10 States for Clean Energy Jobs?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
California solar plant.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
Insights

“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Insights

China is Leaving the U.S. Behind on Clean Energy Investment

  • Energy
  • Business
  • renewable energy
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  • Energy
  • Business
  • renewable energy

Former Energy CEO David Crane Envisions a Future without Fossils

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Coal-fired power plant in Ohio
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

Microsoft and Local Utility Partner to Green Virginia’s Grid

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Potomac River power plant
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: Cargill, WRI Partner to Monitor and Manage Deforestation and Water Risk Across Supply Chains

  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
  • Water
  • forest monitoring
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • water risk
Data

Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
Insights

Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • development
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy

Corporations Can Drive Down Renewable Energy’s Cost

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Clean Power Plan Can Help States, Economy and Planet

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

A New Climate Economy: Shifting Corporate America onto a Low-Carbon Path

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • United States
From left to right: Amy Harder, Chad Holliday, Ken Gayer, and Andrew Steer. Photo credit: Bill Dugan, WRI
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Business
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • United States

Al Gore: A New Kind of Tipping Point for Climate Action

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
WRI President and CEO Dr. Andrew Steer with former Vice President Al Gore. The World Resources Institute hosts a reception and dinner, followed by a conversation with former Vice-President Al Gore at the Swedish Embassy (The House of Sweden) in Washington, DC on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  Photo credit: James R. Brantley
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Economics
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy
Insights

Finding Solutions for South Africa’s Coal-Fired Energy and Water Problems

  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
A communal water tap in Soweto, South Africa. Photo credit: E. Muench, Wikimedia Commons
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

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