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Electrifying the US School Bus Fleet: How to Put Children First in the Zero-emission Transition

  • electric grid
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
An electric school bus waiting in a parking lot.
  • electric grid
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net-zero emissions
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net-zero emissions
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

US State and Local Ballot Measures Advancing the Energy Transition

  • Urban Mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate
Multiple "I Voted" stickers on a white table.
  • Urban Mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate

California Shows How the U.S. Can Reduce Transport Emissions

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
  • United States
California traffic jam
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
  • United States

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.

Memo to Carmakers: The Future Is Electric

  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • U.S. policy
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
Zero emission vehicle
  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • U.S. policy
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy

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
Initiatives

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

Trump’s Budget Blueprint Goes Backwards on Urgent Infrastructure Needs

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
Train on bridge
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

4 Reasons Why the Trump Administration Should Keep Fuel Standards in Place

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • transportation
Traffic congestion in Oregon
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • transportation
Insights

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
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

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