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China Can Grow its Economy Through Stronger Climate Action

  • Economics
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • net-zero emissions
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • COP26
China wind power.
  • Economics
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
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  • Climate
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
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  • Climate
  • Energy
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Regional Integration Could Be Key to China’s Climate Action

  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics
  • low carbon development
Chongqing, a city in China’s Yangtze River Delta
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics
  • low carbon development
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STATEMENT: More Chinese Cities Agree to Peak Emissions Early at US-China Summit

  • Paris Agreement
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
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  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
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ADVISORY: WRI Presents Stories to Watch 2016

  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • stories to watch
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
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As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • climate change
Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
  • Climate
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4 Lessons from Beijing and Shanghai Show How China’s Cities Can Curb Car Congestion

  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities
Traffic in Shanghai, China. Photo by Carlos ZGZ/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities

3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation

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

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

Opportunities in New Climate Economy

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • Economics
  • emissions
  • Paris Agreement
Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama. Photo by U.S. Embassy, The Hague/Flickr.
  • Climate
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  • COP20
  • Economics
  • emissions
  • Paris Agreement
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
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China’s Response to Air Pollution Poses Threat to Water

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
China's persistent smog prompted the State Council to announce an Air Pollution Control Action Plan. Photo credit: sheilaz413, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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33 Cities Test New Framework for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories

  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • UNFCCC
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • UNFCCC
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Embracing Ecological Progress in China

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Water
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Water
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Why 2013 Could Be a Game-Changer on Climate

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Economics

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