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As the UN Turns 75, Countries Should Embrace a Shared Vision of a Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Future

  • Commentary
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Country flags leading to the entrance of the United Nations.
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How Cocoa Farming Can Preserve Forests and Peace in Colombia

  • Forests
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  • Food
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Cocoa farmer
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The Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in 6 Graphics

  • climate policy
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  • Water
Various piles of clothing strewn across a factory floor with two people sorting through the piles.
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
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  • renewable energy
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Tanzania solar
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STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

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

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  • development
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Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
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In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/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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3 Reasons Small Businesses Must Play a Large Role in Climate Change Resilience

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Farmers in Cambodia are threatened by the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Asladhrra, Flickr
  • Climate
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3 Tales of Hope for a Low-Carbon Future

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  • climate change
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At last week's "Ascent" meeting in Abu Dhabi, clubs of countries and companies committed to double the share of renewable energy and the pace of energy efficiency gains. Photo credit: CoCreatr, Flickr
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5 Opportunities for 21st-Century Transport

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A pedestrian walkway in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photo credit: EMBARQ
  • Cities
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

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  • climate change
  • food security
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WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
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Living within Earth's “Planetary Boundaries”

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"The Human Quest" pairs stunning photography with hard-hitting science. Photo credit: Mattias Klum, The Human Quest
  • Food
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News

RELEASE: Launch of the First Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool for Chinese Cities

  • Cities
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • low carbon development
  • Cities
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3 Beginning Steps to Designing a National Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

  • Business
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  • low carbon development
A thermal power station in Takoradi, Ghana. Photo credit: Jonathan Ernst, World Bank
  • Business
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Shifting Global Investments To Clean Energy

  • Energy
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  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • Energy
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A Look at China's New Environmental Guidelines on Overseas Investments

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  • multilateral development banks
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  • Climate
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Lessons from Indonesia: Mobilizing Investment in Geothermal Energy

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  • renewable energy
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Why Is China Investing So Much in U.S. Solar and Wind?

  • Finance
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  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
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