Resources

Insights

Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Insights

Pour la durabilité de la production du cacao, les pays et les sociétés doivent s’engager

  • Climate
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
Producteur de cacao en Colombie.
  • Climate
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
Insights

For Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Insights

Bamboo: Malawi’s Unexpected Tool for Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
Bamboo nursery
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
Insights

Fighting Climate Change with Trees in Africa

  • deforestation
  • COP21
  • global forest watch
  • restoration
Wanjira Mathai (center) with Andrew Steer and Jane Goodall at AFR100 launch, Paris. Photo credit: Sarah Weber
  • deforestation
  • COP21
  • global forest watch
  • restoration

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

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks

Landscape Restoration—A Winning Strategy in a Warmer World

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Costa Rica has built its economy by rebuilding forests. Photo by Geoff Gallice/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Equity
  • International Climate Action
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
Insights

Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

Shifting Global Investments To Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Business
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • Energy
  • Business
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
Research

Voices From the Congo Basin

This website uses cookies to provide you with an improved user experience. By continuing to browse this site, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies. For further details please visit our

privacy policy