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East African Climate Groups Help Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • adaptation
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
People wearing masks standing in line.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • adaptation
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
Insights

Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electricity
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • sustainable development
Insights

Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Insights
Solar panels in Rwanda
  • Africa
Insights

Fighting Climate Change with Trees in Africa

  • tree cover loss
  • COP21
  • Africa
  • global forest watch
  • forest restoration
Wanjira Mathai (center) with Andrew Steer and Jane Goodall at AFR100 launch, Paris. Photo credit: Sarah Weber
  • tree cover loss
  • COP21
  • Africa
  • global forest watch
  • forest restoration

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • INSIDER
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • REDD
  • Forests
  • INSIDER
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • REDD

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • business opportunity
  • climate business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • world bank

STATEMENT: WRI Calls International Solar Alliance "A Shining Example"

  • India
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • solar
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South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC

WRI Calls South Africa INDC Submission "Encouraging"

  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
Insights

Ethiopia's Climate Commitment Sets a High Bar for National Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • INDC
Solar power panels in rural Ethiopia. (Rema, Ethiopia) Photo by Bread for the World/Flickr.
  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • INDC
Research

Going in the Right Direction?

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

Landscape Restoration—A Winning Strategy in a Warmer World

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • forest restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Costa Rica has built its economy by rebuilding forests. Photo by Geoff Gallice/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • forest restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

What Would Success Look Like at COP 20 in Lima?

  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Lima is a major milestone on the path to Paris and the 2015 climate agreement. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Insights

How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • solar
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gas protocol
  • solar
Insights

Climate Equity: A Tale of 4 Countries

  • International Climate Action
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • China
  • climate change
  • equity
  • India
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United States
A crowded street in Hyderabad, India. Photo credit: Nicolas Mirguet, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • China
  • climate change
  • equity
  • India
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United States

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
Insights

Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Cameroon
  • carbon
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

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