Resources

Going Low-Carbon Can Help Brazil Build Back Better

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
A Brazilian flag in front of a city.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
Insights

A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
Insights

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

ADVISORY: High-Level Briefing on China-U.S. Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development

3 Ways Brazil Can Be a Global Leader in Turning Sustainability Commitments into Action

  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Local community in the Tapajós National Forest in Pará
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • restoration
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

Brazilian State Becomes First in the Country to Set Carbon-Neutral Goal

  • GHG emissions
  • low carbon development
Mato Grosso do Sul
  • GHG emissions
  • low carbon development
Insights

5 Questions: What Does China’s New Five-Year Plan Mean for Climate Action?

  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development

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

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks

Colombia First South American Country to Release New Climate Plan Ahead of Paris

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Colombia is the first South American country to submit its post-2020 climate action plan. Photo by Tijs Zwinkels/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Insights

China’s Climate Action Is Well Underway

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
What steps are China taking to achieve pledges and provide leadership? (Shanghai, China) Photo by leniners/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Insights

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
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

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
Insights

India’s Energy Moment: Ready for a Low-Carbon Future?

  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar panels in Tinginaput, India. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith (DFID)/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
Insights

Post-Fukushima Climate Action: How Japan Can Achieve Greater Emissions Reductions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
Fukushima, Japan. In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Japanese government replaced the Copenhagen Pledge with the Warsaw Target, which calls for a 3.8 percent reduction from 2005 levels by 2020. Photo Credit: likeablerodent/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
Research

GHG Mitigation in Japan

Research

GHG Mitigation in India

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