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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
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon development

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

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
Three workers pulling machinery on an oil rig.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • United States
  • U.S. policy

Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy

  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
Hill Air Force Base in Utah
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • United States
  • U.S. policy

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
Initiatives

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.

U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Are Cutting Emissions, and Poised to Do Even More. New Report Does the Math

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • United States
Rooftop solar panels in California.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • United States

Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Solar panels at Nevada Crescent Dunes
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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U.S. Climate

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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
  • United States
  • U.S. policy
young people preparing ground for tree planting
  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • United States
  • U.S. policy

After the Deluge: How Houston Can Rebuild With Resilience

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

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

  • U.S. Climate
  • G20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
Hamburg city view from St. Michael's Church
  • U.S. Climate
  • G20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

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
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transportation

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
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
Insights

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
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation

Courage to Lead: WRI Celebrates Sustainability Champions

  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
From left to right: Andrew Steer, Pamela Flaherty, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Jim Harmon.
  • Cities
  • Business
  • climate change
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership

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

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

7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Equity
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals

7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

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