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Ensuring a Fair Transition for US Fossil Fuel Workers in Economic Recovery

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Three workers pulling machinery on an oil rig.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
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How Korea is Winning the Fight Against COVID-19 While Ramping Up Climate Ambition

  • Economics
  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
Korean city at night
  • Economics
  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
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Coronavirus Recovery

<h2>WRI Statement in Response to COVID-19</h2><p>Statement from Dr. Andrew Steer, CEO and President of World Resources Institute, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.</p>
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
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Windmills running in the background of a dense forest.
  • Economics
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  • health
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
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  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • climate change
  • poverty
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
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renewable energy
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  • Forests
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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • environmental justice
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • environmental justice

Accelerating America's Pledge: How U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Can Deliver Ambitious Climate Action

  • U.S. Climate
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  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
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Rooftop solar panels
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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Installing a green roof. Zero carbon buildings are viable, flexible and affordable right now. Photo by Ziggy Liloia/Flickr
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  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Road emissions are the biggest subset of transport emissions.
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  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Waterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

As U.S. Government Retreats on Reducing Climate-warming Methane, 4 States Step Up

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
Drilling rig
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.

A CO2 Direct Air Capture Plant Will Help Extract Oil in Texas. Could This Actually Be Good for the Climate?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • fossil fuels
CO2 removed from the air can be used to extract oil, like at this Michigan facility. Photo by U.S. Department of Energy/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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Planning for a "Just Transition": Leaving No Worker Behind in Shifting to a Low Carbon Future

  • Climate
  • COP24
  • long-term strategies
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
Providing for workers displaced by the transition away from fossil fuels should be a priority around the world. Photo by U.S. Air Force Photo/Dawn Waldman
  • Climate
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This Month in Climate Science: Threatened Coffee, Asylum Applications and Antarctic Ice Loss

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Coffee cup
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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels
Japan solar
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  • Economics
  • carbon pricing
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • fossil fuels