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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
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There Are Still Opportunities for US-China Climate Cooperation

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Solar installation in Shanghai.
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China’s Decline in Coal Consumption Drives Global Slowdown in Emissions

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STATEMENT: More Chinese Cities Agree to Peak Emissions Early at US-China Summit

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

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Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
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Wind Power Generators, Beijing
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

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  • agriculture
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Andrew Steer
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ADVISORY: WRI Presents Stories to Watch 2016

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A Closer Look at China's New Climate Plan (INDC)

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President Xi Jinping and President François Hollande. Photo by Michel Euler/AP
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4 Lessons from Beijing and Shanghai Show How China’s Cities Can Curb Car Congestion

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Traffic in Shanghai, China. Photo by Carlos ZGZ/Flickr.
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The Top 5 Energy and Climate Stories of 2014

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Solar empowers residential, commercial, and industrial consumers to lock in power prices below grid averages– consider the nearly 20 global corporations – including Walmart, GM, Cisco, and Facebook – who have committed to buying renewable energy. Photo by Intel Free Press/Flickr.
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3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

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  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
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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.
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  • COP20
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  • multilateral development banks
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RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

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  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

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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.
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How U.S.-China Cooperation Can Expand Clean Energy Development

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The U.S. and China are beginning to collaborate on some clean energy initiatives—and some projects are already producing benefits for both countries. Photo credit: Land Rover Our Planet/Flickr
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

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  • Forests
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  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
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  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
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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
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