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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 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 risk
  • water stress
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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water stress
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water stress
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According to New IPCC Report, the World Is on Track to Exceed its “Carbon Budget” in 12 Years

  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
Coal plant
  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
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Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water stress
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water stress
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Climate Science, Explained in 10 Graphics

  • carbon budget
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • climate impacts
  • UNFCCC
World's biggest emitters
  • carbon budget
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • climate impacts
  • UNFCCC
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3 Reasons Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Disclose Their Reserves

  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
Coal Barge
  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
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What Are the Environmental Costs of Valentine’s Day Flowers?

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water stress
Roses bought for Valentine's Day.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • water stress
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COP21 Glossary of Terms Guiding the Long-term Emissions-Reduction Goal

  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Solar panels in London, Ontario.
  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water stress
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water stress
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Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • water risk
  • water stress
14 of the 33 likely most water stressed countries in 2040 are in the Middle East. (Dubai, UAE) Photo by Jason Mrachina/Flickr.
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Win-win: Reducing Water Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in China’s Power Sector

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • Climate
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
China’s power sector is the nation’s largest source of greenhouse gas emissions and its biggest industrial water user. To meet increasing energy demand, the country may double its installed generation capacity by 2030. Photo by Asian Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • Climate
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
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World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods

  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • rivers
  • water risk
Citizens flee floods in Sri Lanka. Photo by trokilinochchi/Wikimedia Commons.
  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • rivers
  • water risk

Latin American Experts Need Good Data to Plan for Water Stress and a Changing Climate

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Latin America
  • water risk
  • water stress
Dry conditions have already cut into Brazil’s grain and coffee production. Photo credit: Nelo Mijangos/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Latin America
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Shale Energy Potential Depends on Water Supply

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • water stress
Shale development site, Australia. Photo Credit: John Amos/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • fossil fuels
  • United States
  • water stress

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • fossil fuels
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water risk
  • water stress
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • China
  • fossil fuels
  • south america
  • United Kingdom
  • water risk
  • water stress

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