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5 Key Takeaways from India’s New Climate Plan (INDC)

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Solar thermal panel in Mumbai, India. Photo by Jiri Rezac/The Climate Group
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A Closer Look at Brazil’s New Climate Plan (INDC)

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Brazil's INDC proposes achieving a 45 percent share of renewables in the energy mix by 2030. Photo by Lance Cheung/Flickr.
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7 Big Moments from Climate Week 2015

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Pope Francis delivered environmental messages before the UN General Assembly and U.S. Congress. Photo by Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk
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Setting the Bar for Success at the Paris Climate Summit

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US-China Climate Change Announcement Signals New Phase for Global Action

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As China prepares to lead the G20, it is well-positioned to set an example. Photo by The Climate Group/Flickr.
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China’s Climate Policies: How Have They Performed, and Where Do They Need to Go?

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Installing solar panels on the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China. Photo by Jiri Rezac/The Climate Group
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As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

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Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
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8 Interactive Graphics Answer Top Climate Change Questions

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The top 10 GHG emitters contribute 72 percent of global emissions. Graphic by WRI
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How Do Companies Put a Price on Carbon?

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A coal-fired power plant on the Ohio River. Photo by Analogue Kid/Wikimedia Commons
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The Sublime Connection: The Pope, Poverty and the Planet

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  • sustainable development goals
Representatives from the New Climate Economy met for a dialogue with Vatican officials on May 20, 2015. Photo by L'Osservatore Romano.
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Como o Brasil pode liderar na questão do clima

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  • climate policy
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  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • NDC
(São Paulo, Brasil) Fonte: Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
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How Brazil Can Emerge as a Climate Leader

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Brazil’s energy sector is now a major source of the country’s emissions and continues to become more carbon intensive as a result of greater reliance on fossil fuels. (São Paulo, Brazil) Photo by Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
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Indonesia’s Draft Climate Plan (INDC): A Good Start, but Improvements Necessary for Success

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  • Forests
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A large portion of Indonesia's emissions come from deforestation and land-use change. Photo by Hari Priyadi/Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
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Positioning Indonesia's Climate Commitment on the Global Stage

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In 2009, Indonesia made a bold move by voluntarily pledging to achieve a 26 percent reduction in emissions against the business-as-usual scenario in 2020. Photo by James Anderson/WRI.
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Colombia First South American Country to Release New Climate Plan Ahead of Paris

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  • UNFCCC
Colombia is the first South American country to submit its post-2020 climate action plan. Photo by Tijs Zwinkels/Flickr
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The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

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When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
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To Achieve its New Climate Goals, China Must Look to its Buildings

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  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
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  • UNFCCC
To  meet its emissions goals, China should begin to reevaluate building efficiency with new technology and better financing. Photo by shanidov/Flickr
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What’s On the Table at Bonn Climate Talks?

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  • UNFCCC
Negotiators gather at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany. Photo by Shubert Ciencia/Flickr
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Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040

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14 of the 33 likely most water stressed countries in 2040 are in the Middle East. (Dubai, UAE) Photo by Jason Mrachina/Flickr.
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Thinking Big on Climate Change Adaptation: Scaling Rainfed Agriculture Projects in India

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  • climate change
Numerous small-scale adaptation projects are underway across India’s rainfed regions. (Madhya Pradesh, India) Photo by Rajarshi Mitra/Flickr.
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  • agriculture
  • climate change
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset