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Direct Air Capture: Resource Considerations and Costs for Carbon Removal

  • carbon removal
  • land use
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Energy
  • water
A close-up of direct air capture machines.
  • carbon removal
  • land use
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • Energy
  • water

Chile's Enhanced Climate Plan Sets an Example for Other Countries

  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • coal
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • Latin America
  • renewable energy
  • water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • forest restoration
The buildings and roads of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • coal
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • Latin America
  • renewable energy
  • water
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • forest restoration
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This Month in Climate Science, December 2019: Pre-term Births, Fewer Fishermen and Accelerated Arctic Melt

  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • oceans
  • water
Two fishermen offloading lobster from their boat onto a floating dock in Maine.
  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • health
  • oceans
  • water
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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
  • 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
  • water risk
  • water stress
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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
  • water stress
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress
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  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • IPCC
Data

47% of World's Thermal Power Capacity is in Highly Water-Stressed Areas

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • water
  • water stress
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • power plants
  • water
  • water stress
News

RELEASE: 45 Cities Pledge to Conserve and Restore Forests, Citing Public Health, Water and Climate Benefits

  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • water
Insights

Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water
  • water stress
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No Water, No Power

  • Energy
  • Water
  • climate change
  • water
  • water stress
Water stress looms over electricity generation. Flickr/Kristian Wiklund
  • Energy
  • Water
  • climate change
  • water
  • water stress
News

STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
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Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy

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

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water
  • 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
  • water stress
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Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • indicators
  • water
  • 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
  • indicators
  • water
  • 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
  • water
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
  • water
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World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods

  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
Citizens flee floods in Sri Lanka. Photo by trokilinochchi/Wikimedia Commons.
  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
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More Rice, Less Methane

  • Food
  • Water
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water
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
  • sustainable agriculture
  • water

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