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A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy

Infographic: Protecting Water Security, Promoting Energy Security

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stress

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale-energy production is vulnerable wherever surface or groundwater is limited. As water demands increase, other water users like farms and homes around these plays face higher competition for water. Photo Credit: Justin Woolford/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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Global Shale Gas Development: Water Stress at Shale Plays

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • fossil fuels
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Shale Resources and Water Risks

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • fossil fuels
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Choose Your Future: 4 Possible Emissions Pathways

  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
With higher amounts of warming, coffee farming could be virtually impossible in Southeastern Brazil in 2100. Photo Credit: Ben Kaminsky/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Sustainability at WRI: Our Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • corporate sustainability
Where in the world is WRI traveling? To better understand our business travel emissions and develop metrics for tracking changes, we instituted performance indicators, including emissions per staff and top destinations. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • corporate sustainability

China and the United States Accelerate Efforts on Carbon Capture and Storage

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy
China and the United States forged new partnerships on carbon capture utilization and storage. Photo credit: Jonas, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy
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Closing the Renewable Energy Investment Gap

  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
Wind farm in Palmas, Brazil. The Global Status Report gives other encouraging examples of the falling cost of renewables, especially in major emerging markets. Photo Credit: Carla Wosniak/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
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3 Key Themes from the Bonn Climate Talks

  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Adaptation was a central theme of the Bonn climate talks. Photo credit: CGIAR Climate, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Linking Reporting Systems to Improve Greenhouse Gas Management

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Inventories are a fundamental tool for countries and facilities to measure and manage their GHG emissions. Photo credit: Roger/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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7 Good Practices for Developing a Sustainable National GHG Inventory System

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Smog in Bogota, Colombia. Some non-Annex I countries, like Colombia, already have made significant progress developing their national GHG inventory systems. Photo credit: Matthew Rutledge/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

What Does the Clean Power Plan Mean for Meeting U.S. Climate Goals?

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
The U.S. Administration can still meet the goal with full and ambitious implementation of the U.S. Climate Action Plan. Photo Credit: glennia, Flickr
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy

EPA’s New Clean Power Plan Is Both Achievable and Economically Beneficial

  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
Power plants are the largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Photo credit: Wigwam Jones, Flickr
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants

3 Reasons Why Cutting Carbon From Power Plants Is Good For Business

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Salem Harbor, MA power plant. To this day, carbon pollution—the main driver of climate change—has not been controlled from power plants. Photo credit: massmatt/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants

5 Essential Facts About Emissions Standards for Power Plants

  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
Coal power plant in New Mexico. The U.S. power sector has been moving away from coal for years. It has accounted for only 5 percent of new capacity built since 2000. Photo credit: Glennia/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy

Power Plant Rules Are Critical for Curbing U.S. Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • U.S. policy
  • international climate policy
Power plants are the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, contributing about one-third of the national total. Photo credit: Dan Stroud/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • U.S. policy
  • international climate policy
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
O Brasil está em [quinto lugar entre os maiores emissores de GEE](http://cait2.wri.org/), principalmente por causa dos impactos das emissões do setor agropecuário. Foto: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset