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Designing the 2015 Climate Agreement: Options for Submitting “National Offers”

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
As climate change impacts like heatwaves and drought become more evident, countries will need to submit their emissions-reduction plans. Photo credit: Danumurthi Mahendra, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

5 Ways Pennsylvania Can Reduce Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • renewable energy
WRI analysis finds that Pennsylvania can reduce its CO2 emissions 21 percent below 2011 levels by 2020 by complying with current policies and taking advantage of infrastructure opportunities. Photo credit: adam., Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • renewable energy

Pennsylvania Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under the Clean Air Act

  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • power plants
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • regulation
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • power plants
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • regulation
  • climate change

Frontlines of Climate Change: Florida Leaders Take Action on Sea Level Rise

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
Florida is the U.S. state most vulnerable to sea level rise. Photo credit: S.F. Pitman, Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
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Q&A with African Risk Capacity: How Innovative Financing Models Can Build Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
A Tanzania farmer shows the effects of drought on her maize crop. Photo credit: Anne Wangalachi/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather

IPCC Report Delivers A Strong Message On Climate For Business Leaders

  • Business
  • climate science
  • climate change
Hurricane Sandy swamped New York City and delivered more than $50 billion in damages. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
  • Business
  • climate science
  • climate change
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Global Leaders Highlight Actions Needed to Achieve Climate Justice

  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
The world's poorest communities are often the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Jeff Attaway, Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • international climate policy

New Climate Action Report: U.S. Can Reach its Emissions-Reduction Goal, but Only With Ambitious Action

  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
Flooding in Louisiana. Photo credit: Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough, U.S. Coast Guard
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • U.S. policy
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5 Major Takeaways from the IPCC Report on Global Climate Change

  • climate science
  • climate change
A drought-ridden field in Ciampea, Indonesia. Photo credit: Danumurthi Mahendra, Flickr
  • climate science
  • climate change
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World’s Carbon Budget to Be Spent in Three Decades

  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • climate science
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
Exceeding 2 degrees C of warming would put the world at increased risk of forest fires, coral bleaching, higher sea level rise, and other dangerous impacts. Photo credit: The National Guard, Flickr
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • climate science
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels

The New Climate Economics

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
In recent years, a series of extreme weather events have caused immense damage. Photo credit: Wayne Stadler, Flickr
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • international climate policy

Michigan Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under the Clean Air Act

  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • industry
  • pollution
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • industry
  • pollution

Coastal Communities in Virginia Lead the Way on Local Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
Local leaders in Virginia Beach, VA are making plans to adapt to sea-level rise and coastal flooding. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy

New Study Sheds Light on Methane Leakage from Natural Gas

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
Marcellus Shale natural gas well in Pennsylvania. Photo credit: wcn247, Flickr
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy

4 Ways North Carolina Can Reduce its Power Sector Emissions

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • U.S. policy
Marshall Steam Station in North Carolina. Photo credit: Cdtew, Wikimedia Commons
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • pollution
  • regulation
  • U.S. policy

New Report Connects 2012 Extreme Weather Events to Human-Caused Climate Change

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
Flooding from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Photo credit: Pamela Andrade
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
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3 Key Initiatives from Australia’s Climate Change Policy

  • Energy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action

  • climate policy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • U.S. policy
Storm surge in Florida. Photo credit: Ed Hart, Flickr
  • climate policy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • U.S. policy

States Can Take Action Now to Meet Future Power Plant Emissions Standards

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy

Can the U.S. Meet Its Climate Change Goal?

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • U.S. policy
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