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7 Things to Know About Renewable Natural Gas

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
The domes and pipes of a biogas plant are visible over a low grassy field.
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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6 Signs of Progress Since the Adoption of the Paris Agreement

  • Climate
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
A dock filled with boats with the Eiffel Tower in the background.
  • Climate
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy

Building Climate-Resilient and Equitable Cities During COVID-19

  • Cities
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
Building Climate Resilient and Equitable Cities During COVID19
  • Cities
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience

COVID-19 Bailouts Should Target Oil and Gas Workers and Communities, Not Companies

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • environmental justice
  • fossil fuels
Two workers walking to a natural gas fracking operation. Photo by Justin Woolford/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • environmental justice
  • fossil fuels

Ranking 41 US States Decoupling Emissions and GDP Growth

  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
A man in a cowboy hat stands under the solar panels of his ranch's water pump. Photo by Lance Cheung/USDA.
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. Climate
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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy

Chile's Enhanced Climate Plan Sets an Example for Other Countries

  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Freshwater
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
The buildings and roads of Santiago with the Andes mountains in the background.
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Freshwater
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration

Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure

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
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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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>

City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

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

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics

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
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
Rooftop solar panels
  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
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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
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Waterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India
  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
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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
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels