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7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Health & Road Safety
California wildfire
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Health & Road Safety

Stronger Than the Storm: 3 Lessons for Building Climate Resilience in Poor Urban Communities

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts

Unlocking Climate Action: From Bogota City Hall to the President’s Desk and Back Again

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
Bogota skyline
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
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Curbing Climate Change and Preventing Deaths from Air Pollution Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
China air pollution
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
Initiatives

Cities4Forests

Pond and trees in front of city skyline.
Rooftop solar panels in California.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • Cities
  • Climate
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There’s an Easy Way for National Governments to Help Cities Act on Climate Change—Give Them Data

  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
Traffic in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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7 Signs of Progress: A Year of National Climate Action

  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
Electric vehicles
  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
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Cities are responsible for 70 percent of global emissions.
  • Cities
  • climate change
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Water Stress Threatens Nearly Half the World’s Thermal Power Plant Capacity

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Kolubara A thermal power plant in Serbia.
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Initiatives

Resource Watch

Satellite image from Nasa
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Taking Greenhouse Gases from the Sky: 7 Things to Know About Carbon Removal

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • GHG emissions
  • restoration
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
Cleared land in Costa Rica
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • GHG emissions
  • restoration
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
Initiatives

U.S. Climate

solar-panels-blue-sky
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Of Venomous Toads and Precious Jewels -- Farewell 2017!

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Business
Cane toad
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Business
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Measuring Climate Success with New Common Reporting Framework for Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • COP23
  • Cities
  • UNFCCC
Smog in New Delhi
  • International Climate Action
  • COP23
  • Cities
  • UNFCCC

By the Numbers: America’s Pledge Shows How US Is Taking Climate Action Without Trump

  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
young people preparing ground for tree planting
  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
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Amid Tragedy, an Opportunity for Smart Recovery

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Waiting for rescue after Hurricane Katrina
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
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2050 is Now

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
African farmer
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development