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

  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • united nations
Country flags leading to the entrance of the United Nations.
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • united nations
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
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How Cocoa Farming Can Preserve Forests and Peace in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • low carbon development
Cocoa farmer
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • low carbon development
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The Apparel Industry’s Environmental Impact in 6 Graphics

  • climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • Water
Various piles of clothing strewn across a factory floor with two people sorting through the piles.
  • climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • Water
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“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
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It’s Time for US Federal Contractors to Measure their Carbon Footprints

  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
United States Department of Energy Forrestal Building
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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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
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This is Leadership: Why Companies Are Setting Emissions Goals Based on Science

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • 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
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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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
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3 Reasons Small Businesses Must Play a Large Role in Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • Business
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Farmers in Cambodia are threatened by the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Asladhrra, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Business
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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2 Questions for World Business Leaders at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations
The UN Secretary General's Climate Summit will bring CEOs and heads of government to New York City on September 23, 2014. (Photo credit: Chris Ford, Flickr)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations
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3 Tales of Hope for a Low-Carbon Future

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
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
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
Insights

5 Opportunities for 21st-Century Transport

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

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
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Living within Earth's “Planetary Boundaries”

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
"The Human Quest" pairs stunning photography with hard-hitting science. Photo credit: Mattias Klum, The Human Quest
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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New Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool Will Help China’s Cities Pursue Low-Carbon Development

  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
Nanjing Road, Shanghai. Photo credit: Austronesian Expeditions, Flickr
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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3 Beginning Steps to Designing a National Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

  • Business
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • low carbon development
A thermal power station in Takoradi, Ghana. Photo credit: Jonathan Ernst, World Bank
  • Business
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • low carbon development

Shifting Global Investments To Clean Energy

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

  • Climate
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
  • Climate
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development

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