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The UN Climate Summit: What's in it for Cities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
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  • Climate Resilience
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  • 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
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  • Urban Development

ADVISORY: Press Call with COP20 President and International Dignitaries on Ingredients for Success at the UN Climate Summit

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  • UNFCCC
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ADVISORY: WRI Experts Explain What to Expect at the UN Climate Summit

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  • Forests
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  • International Climate Action
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STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

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  • Forests
  • data
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  • mapping
  • International Climate Action
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

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  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
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  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
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UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
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Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Equity & Governance
  • 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
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  • land rights
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New Initiative Will Identify Ways to Create an Effective and Ambitious International Climate Action Agreement

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  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
ACT 2015 will conduct research on ways the agreement can help countries effectively reduce emissions, adapt to the impacts of climate change, finance the transition to a low-carbon economy, create transparency about individual countries’ climate actions, and ensure equity. Photo credit: Steve Vance, Flickr 2012
  • International Climate Action
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  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
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COP 19 Made Small Steps Forward, but We Need Bolder Leaps

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  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A key area of discussion at COP 19 was how to address losses and damages from climate change impacts that are difficult or impossible to adapt to. Photo credit: Jörg Dietze, Flickr
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STATEMENT: Climate Talks Wrap Up in Warsaw

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Business and Government Must Come Together for Strong Climate Action

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  • Business
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy
Installing solar panels in San Jose, California. Photo credit: Photon Energy, Flickr
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King Coal’s Climate Challenge

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
A coal-fired power plant in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo credit: Danie van der Merwe, Flickr
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4 Issues to Watch as COP 19 Wraps Up

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  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
This is the final week of COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland. Photo credit: Kancelaria Premiera, Flickr
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Unabated Coal Use Will Break World’s “Carbon Budget”

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  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
Coal contributes to 43 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Photo credit: Jonas Clemens
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3 Ways to Make Progress on Climate Finance at COP 19

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  • UNFCCC
Scaling up finance for climate adaptation is a key area for progress at COP 19. Photo credit: P. Casier, CGIAR
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Is Adaptation Short-Changed? The Imbalance in Climate Finance Commitments

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  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
At COP19, negotiators should decide how climate funding is “balanced” between adaptation and mitigation. Credit: UNclimatechange, Flickr
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Fast-Start Finance Contributions

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