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A Blueprint for an Effective International Climate Agreement

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Innovative farming practices can help farmers in the Sahel become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Photo by M. Tall/CCAFS West Africa
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Local Leaders to Federal Government: Help Us Prepare for Climate Change

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
Flooding in Saratoga, Wyoming. Photo by SFC McGuire/Wyoming National Guard
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate impacts

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience Report

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate science
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate science
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U.S. Pledge to Green Climate Fund Could Build Climate Action Momentum

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
One of the most challenging and important sticking points in the international climate negotiations is the money to help poor countries adapt to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Sudipto Das, Global Environment Facility
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Intelligent Imagining: Scenarios to Manage Water as the Climate Changes

  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change
A watershed in the Central American Dryland Corridor, a protected area meant to foster biodiversity and sustainable development, in Trifinio, Guatemala. Photo Credit: Paul Reig/WRI
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate change

3 Reasons Small Businesses Must Play a Large Role in Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • Business
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Farmers in Cambodia are threatened by the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Asladhrra, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Business
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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The UN Climate Summit: What's in it for Cities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Cities contribute 70 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, despite accounting for only 2 percent of land use. The UN Climate Summit places cities high on the agenda for creating a sustainable, low-carbon future. Photo by ruimc77/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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Limiting Temperature Rise to 2°C Is Still Possible—and it Pays to Do So

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The cost of limiting global temperature rise to 2°C is far less than the costs of exceeding this target. Photo credit: Sam Teigen, Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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3 Key Themes from the Bonn Climate Talks

  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Adaptation was a central theme of the Bonn climate talks. Photo credit: CGIAR Climate, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Clarifying the UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Process

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
Kenya has its National Climate Change Action Plan. Many other countries have adaptation planning processes underway that include steps found in the NAP guidelines. Photo Credit: CIAT/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
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Climate change vulnerability assessments (VAs) convey important, scientifically based information on how exposed and sensitive a population is to climate change, as well as its capacity to adapt to change. Photo credit: Global Environment Facility/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience

Florida’s Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise Attracts Congressional Attention

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
Three events this week focus on sea level rise in Florida. Photo credit: Capt. David Ross, Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
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What Is the Role for Transformation in Adaptation?

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
Authors of a paper on transformational adaptation have deemed the development of wheat-resistant maize in Africa “transformative." Photo credit: WorldFish, Flickr 2012
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate science
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Making Adaptation Finance Work

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
Channeling and targeting funding effectively is a major challenge to reaching people who are most vulnerable to climate change. Photo credit: International Rivers, Flickr 2008
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
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Key Points on Climate Adaptation from the New IPCC Report

  • climate science
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
A farmer in Africa's Sahel region uses innovative practices to adapt to a changing climate. Photo credit: M. Tall, CCAFS, West Africa
  • climate science
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy

STATEMENT: WRI Responds to IPCC Report

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience
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4 Ways the Green Climate Fund Can Make Its Investments Count

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • low carbon development
The Green Climate Fund aspires to become the main, global fund for providing climate change finance, contributing to activities like the expansion of renewable power. Photo credit: Solar Electric Light Fund, Flickr
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • low carbon development
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