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Three Lessons from Japan's Climate Finance - Coal Controversy

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All development finance, not just climate finance, ultimately needs to be consistent with climate goals. Photo credit: peggdavis66, Flickr
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Estimating Climate Finance Mobilization Toward $100 Billion and Beyond

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Making the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is going to take a lot of investment, and the limited budgets of the public sector can’t tackle it alone. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
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5 Ways Countries Can Align their Emissions-Reduction Pledges with the Latest Climate Science

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Emissions will need to drop roughly 14 percent below 2010 levels by 2030 and 40 to 70 percent below 2010 levels by 2050 to limit temperature rise to 2°C. Photo by BlackRockSolar/Flickr
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How to Make Progress on Climate Adaptation during COP 20

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In Lima, negotiators have a short window of opportunity to cut through a tangled knot of potential issues in order to chart a clear path to an agreement that accelerates adaptation action in Paris. Photo by UN/Flickr.
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Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

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Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is 11 times lower in community forests with strong legal recognition than in other parts of the region. Photo by Kate Evans/Center for International Forestry Research
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A Blueprint for an Effective International Climate Agreement

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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
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RELEASE: Major New Proposal Outlines Essential Elements for a Comprehensive Climate Agreement

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Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future

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6 Graphs Explain the World’s Top 10 Emitters

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China currently ranks as world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Photo by Ding Zhou/Flickr
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The China-U.S. Climate Agreement: By the Numbers

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China plans to increase the share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption to around 20 percent by 2020. (Yunnan, China) Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr.
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UNEP Emissions Gap Report Calculates Necessary Emission Reductions Out to 2030

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"Taking more action now reduces the need for more extreme action later to stay within safe emission limits," —Achim Steiner. Photo by Adam Jones/Flickr.
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Infographic: Policy and Action Standard

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Infographic: Mitigation Goal Standard

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Staying on Track: A New Tool for Designing and Meeting Emissions-Reduction Goals

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Pollution in Beijing. China recently committed to peak its emissions by 2030. Photo by David Barrie/Flickr
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How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
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Nicaragua’s Indigenous Peoples Protect their Forests Even Without Government Support

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Nicaragua's government recognizes 49 percent of the country's forests as community forests--but it wasn't always this way. Photo credit: Lon&Queta, Flickr
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