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The Health, Economic and Community Benefits of Zero-carbon Buildings

  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
An apartment building roof in Manhattan has been converted to offer residents the opportunity to garden.
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy

Decarbonizing US Industry: 3 Questions, Answered

  • Climate
  • Climate Governance
  • low carbon development
A cement works plant against the backdrop of a cloudy sky
  • Climate
  • Climate Governance
  • low carbon development

4 Quick and Sustainable Solutions to High Gas Prices in the US

  • transportation
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Electric Mobility
A close-up photo depicting gas prices above four dollars
  • transportation
  • Climate
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Beyond Highways: Funding Clean Transportation through the US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
Public bus and bike shares in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Climate
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  • Clean Energy
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INSIDER: Designing Low-carbon Product Standards for Cement and Steel in the United States

  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon development
  • Climate
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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
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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy

  • coronavirus
  • Economics
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  • U.S. policy
Hill Air Force Base in Utah
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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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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.
Rooftop solar panels in California.
  • U.S. Climate
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Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

  • Energy
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  • renewable energy
Solar panels at Nevada Crescent Dunes
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By the Numbers: America’s Pledge Shows How US Is Taking Climate Action Without Trump

  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
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young people preparing ground for tree planting
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  • Business
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After the Deluge: How Houston Can Rebuild With Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Climate
Hurricane Harvey from space.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Climate

Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit in July, Trump’s First Meeting with Global Leaders

  • U.S. Climate
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  • climate change
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Hamburg city view from St. Michael's Church
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

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  • Energy
  • Forests
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  • Cities
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  • Aqueduct
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Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
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The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transportation
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
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  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
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Seeing U.S. Business Opportunity in a Low-Carbon Economy

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
A growing body of evidence indicates we don’t have to choose between improving economic performance and reducing climate risk  Photo credit: CGP Grey/Flickr
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
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  • transportation

New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Are a “Win-Win-Win”

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
Heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, make up 20 percent of total U.S. transport emissions. Photo credit: Kathy Doucette, Flickr 2008
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