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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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6 Pressing Questions About Beef and Climate Change, Answered

  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
Six cows grazing in an open field.
  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
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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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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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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
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Biofuels Are Not a Green Alternative to Fossil Fuels

  • Energy
  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • biofuels
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
As Earth becomes more crowded, fertile land and the plants it supports become ever more valuable for food, timber and carbon storage—things for which we don’t have an alternative source. Patrick Wall/CIMMYT/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • biofuels
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
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Why Dedicating Land to Bioenergy Won't Curb Climate Change

  • Energy
  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
A new WRI working paper recommends against dedicating land to produce bioenergy. Photo by Macomb Paynes.
  • Energy
  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • biodiversity
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • food security
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More Rice, Less Methane

  • Food
  • Water
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
Reducing flooding in rice paddies can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and can also help conserve water and boost yields. Photo by IRRI.
  • Food
  • Water
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
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Wanted: Better Indicators of Agriculture's Environmental Impact

  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
How does the world feed more than 9 billion people in the year 2050 in a manner that not only advances economic development but also reduces agriculture’s impact on the environment? Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Food
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture

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