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3 Reasons Why Countries Must Take Faster Action to Reduce Short-lived Climate Pollutants

  • pollution
  • net-zero emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • food security
  • health
  • NDC
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
Man wearing a face mask rides a bicycle on a foggy day.
  • pollution
  • net-zero emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • food security
  • health
  • NDC
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
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A researcher collects sediment from a patch of mangroves to study its carbon sequestration rate. Mixing ground rock with sand locks away carbon dioxide while also restoring eroded coastlines.
  • carbon removal
  • Climate
Initiatives
Wind turbines at sunset.

7 Ways Faith Organizations Are Making Cities More Sustainable and Equitable

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
People distribute food in front of a mosque
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • climate science
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • COP26
  • COP28
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • climate science
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • COP26
  • COP28
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6 Ways to Remove Carbon Pollution from the Atmosphere

  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch-pinned
A forest in a fog.
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch-pinned
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3 Questions on Loss and Damage Funding to Tackle Before COP28

  • climate finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • COP27
  • COP28
Two villagers in Mozambique push a bicycle through a flooded street.
  • climate finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • COP27
  • COP28
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5 Shifts to Transform Transportation Systems and Meet Climate Goals

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • data visualization
The VLT train inRio de Janeiro, Brazil is one of the city’s central modes of transport.
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • data visualization
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A woman harvests acai berries from the Amazon in the traditional way, using a palm tool.
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • health
  • agriculture
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To Shift Away from Oil and Gas, Developing Countries Need a ‘Just Transition’ to Protect Workers and Communities

  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Governance
  • greenhouse gases
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
A gas extracting plant in Ukraine.
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Governance
  • greenhouse gases
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28

4 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2023

  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • stories to watch
People dressed in warm clothes on bicycles carrying reusable shopping bags.
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • stories to watch

2 Years of Justice40: Integrating Environmental Justice into US Climate Policy

  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance
  • infrastructure
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Tracking Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
Smokestacks in the background of a neighborhood with rowhouses in Baltimore, MD
  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance
  • infrastructure
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Tracking Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
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An Innovative Jobs Program in Odisha, India Helped Informal Workers Through COVID-19 and Beyond

  • poverty
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Workers build steps in Odisha, India
  • poverty
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
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What the World Really Needs to Adapt to Climate Change

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • COP27
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • COP28
Women transplanting rice in flooded paddy field.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • COP27
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • COP28
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COP27: Key Takeaways and What’s Next

  • COP27
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
Panel at COP27.
  • COP27
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
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How Forests Near and Far Benefit People in Cities

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • health
  • Climate
  • biodiversity
urban forest
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • health
  • Climate
  • biodiversity
Insights
Harvesting seaweed
  • Ocean
  • carbon removal
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What Is Systems Change? 6 Questions, Answered

  • climatewatch-pinned
Seven workers standing in front of construction zone.
  • climatewatch-pinned
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3 Ways the Circular Economy Can Aid Climate Action

  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • adaptation
  • Clean Energy
Rooftop solar panels
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • adaptation
  • Clean Energy