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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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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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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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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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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

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

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

STATEMENT: At COP21, Heads of State and Institutions Call for Pricing Carbon

  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • carbon pricing
  • COP21
  • Business
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • renewable energy
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South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

WRI Calls South Africa INDC Submission "Encouraging"

  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Ethiopia's Climate Commitment Sets a High Bar for National Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • NDC
Solar power panels in rural Ethiopia. (Rema, Ethiopia) Photo by Bread for the World/Flickr.
  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • NDC

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development

Landscape Restoration—A Winning Strategy in a Warmer World

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Costa Rica has built its economy by rebuilding forests. Photo by Geoff Gallice/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

What Would Success Look Like at COP 20 in Lima?

  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Lima is a major milestone on the path to Paris and the 2015 climate agreement. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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How to Calculate Policies’ Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
Tunisia launched its renewable energy program, PROSOL ELEC, in 2010 to scale up solar photovoltaic systems in buildings throughout the country. Photo by World Bank/FLICKR.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • renewable energy
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Climate Equity: A Tale of 4 Countries

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A crowded street in Hyderabad, India. Photo credit: Nicolas Mirguet, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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Securing Rights for People and the Climate in Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change
Way back to Lukolela  View on the way back to Lukolela, Democratic Republic of Congo.   Photo by Ollivier Girard for CIFOR   Center for International Forestry Research
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • climate change

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