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What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
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.

Stronger Than the Storm: 3 Lessons for Building Climate Resilience in Poor Urban Communities

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts

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

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
Insights

A Closer Look at Brazil’s New Climate Plan (INDC)

  • Climate
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC
Brazil's INDC proposes achieving a 45 percent share of renewables in the energy mix by 2030. Photo by Lance Cheung/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC

WRI Says Brazil is "Building Momentum" With New INDC

  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Como o Brasil pode liderar na questão do clima

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
(São Paulo, Brasil) Fonte: Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC

How Brazil Can Emerge as a Climate Leader

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
Brazil’s energy sector is now a major source of the country’s emissions and continues to become more carbon intensive as a result of greater reliance on fossil fuels. (São Paulo, Brazil) Photo by Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
  • international climate policy

What the U.S.-Brazil Joint Statement on Climate Change Means for the World

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
President Dilma Rousseff. Photo by Roberto Stuckert Filho/PR
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC

Transport Plays a Key Role in Urban Air Quality

  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
Transport plays a growing role in both the global climate and public health in cities like Londrina, Brazil. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • 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

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

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

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting

3 Climate Adaptation Lessons from Brazil’s Cities

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought
Temperatures are climbing to record-breaking highs in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Photo by Bruna Cabrera/Flickr.
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought

4 Keys to Scaled-up Climate Investment in Brazil

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • Green Climate Fund
São Paulo , Brazil. Photo Credit: veebruar/Flickr
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • Green Climate Fund