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COP27: Key Takeaways and What’s Next

  • COP27
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climatewatch-pinned
Panel at COP27.
  • COP27
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climatewatch-pinned
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5 Lessons from South Africa’s Just Transition Journey

  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
An aerial shot of Cape Town, South Africa, against the backdrop of hills and mountains
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
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Ethiopia's Updated NDC Underscores its Focus on Climate Action

  • National Climate Action
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • COP26
A grassy landscape with two buildings, each painted with an Ethiopian flag, in the background.
  • National Climate Action
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • COP26
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3 Strategies for Water-Wise Development in Ethiopia

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
People drive herds of oxen and sheep great distances to water them at this reservoir.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate
  • agriculture
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East African Climate Groups Help Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
People wearing masks standing in line.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Insights
  • restoration
  • landscapes
  • Forests
  • Climate
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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Pour la durabilité de la production du cacao, les pays et les sociétés doivent s’engager

  • Climate
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
Producteur de cacao en Colombie.
  • Climate
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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For Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy
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Bamboo: Malawi’s Unexpected Tool for Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
Bamboo nursery
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
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Rising Carbon Emissions from Warming Soil Highlight Benefits of Land Restoration

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • restoration
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • restoration
Insights

After Paris, Making Good on Climate Commitments Requires Good Governance

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
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Fighting Climate Change with Trees in Africa

  • deforestation
  • COP21
  • global forest watch
  • restoration
Wanjira Mathai (center) with Andrew Steer and Jane Goodall at AFR100 launch, Paris. Photo credit: Sarah Weber
  • deforestation
  • COP21
  • global forest watch
  • restoration

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate