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More Rice, Less Methane

  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
Reducing flooding in rice paddies can dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and can also help conserve water and boost yields. Photo by IRRI.
  • Food
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

Virginia Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under The Clean Air Act

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
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Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • human rights
  • climate science
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations

Missouri Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under The Clean Air Act

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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How Can Adaptation Finance Help the Most Vulnerable Communities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Ensuring funding meets the adaptation needs of communities remains a challenge. (Paoay, Philippines) Photo by Ilocos Norte/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting

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

3 Climate Adaptation Lessons from Brazil’s Cities

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought
Temperatures are climbing to record-breaking highs in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Photo by Bruna Cabrera/Flickr.
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought

Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
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
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
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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
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Visualizing the Past, Present and Future of Carbon Emissions

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC
Pollution from a factory in New Jersey, United States. Photo by John Isaac/UN
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC

What Would Success Look Like at COP 20 in Lima?

  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Lima is a major milestone on the path to Paris and the 2015 climate agreement. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
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  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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6 Graphs Explain the World’s Top 10 Emitters

  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Equity & Governance
  • UNFCCC
China currently ranks as world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Photo by Ding Zhou/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Equity & Governance
  • UNFCCC

Opportunities in New Climate Economy

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama. Photo by U.S. Embassy, The Hague/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement

The China-U.S. Climate Agreement: By the Numbers

  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
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.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
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The Emissions Gap Roadmap

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A new report evaluates the "emissions gap" between current commitments to reduce emissions and those needed to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees C. Photo by Josef Stuefer/Flickr
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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UNEP Emissions Gap Report Calculates Necessary Emission Reductions Out to 2030

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
"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.
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
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Staying on Track: A New Tool for Designing and Meeting Emissions-Reduction Goals

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Pollution in Beijing. China recently committed to peak its emissions by 2030. Photo by David Barrie/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • 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
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset