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Mexico Becomes First Developing Country to Release New Climate Plan (INDC)

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Mexico committed to reduce its emissions by 22 percent from business-as-usual levels by 2030. Photo by Pulpolox/Flickr
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Tracking 2020 Climate Action Pledges on the Road to Paris

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Switzerland and the EU were the first two proposals submitted to the UNFCCC. (Basel Kleinhüningen, Switzerland) Photo by Timm Suess/Flickr.
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EU Announces its New Climate Action Commitment (INDC)

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Wind turbines in Germany. Photo by Paul Lim/Flickr
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Analyzing the First “INDC”: Switzerland Releases New Climate Action Commitment

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Switzerland is the first country to submit its post-2020 climate action plan. Photo by András Fülöp/Flickr.
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A First Look at European Union’s Post-2020 Climate Commitment

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  • NDC
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  • UNFCCC
Offshore wind turbines in Denmark. Photo by CGP Grey/Flickr
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After the Geneva Climate Negotiations, a Clearer Path Toward an International Agreement

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The latest U.N. climate negotiations took place in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by tripu/Flickr.
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INDCs: Bridging the Gap Between National and International Climate Action

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Installing solar-powered lighting in Tinginaput, India. Photo by Abbie Traylor Smith/Panos Pictures/Department for International Development
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3 Big Issues to Watch at the Geneva Climate Talks

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  • UNFCCC
Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by emilestefanov/Flickr
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After SOTU, it’s Time to Make Good on US Climate Action Commitments

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  • power plants
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President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2015. Photo by Pete Souza/White House
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

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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
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COP 20  UN Climate Change Conference. (Lima, Peru) Photo by Greens MPs/Flickr.
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

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  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
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Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
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Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

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  • Climate Equity
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Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
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How Can Adaptation Finance Help the Most Vulnerable Communities?

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Ensuring funding meets the adaptation needs of communities remains a challenge. (Paoay, Philippines) Photo by Ilocos Norte/Flickr.
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3 Issues to Watch as Lima Climate Talks Head to the Finish Line

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COP 20 - UN Climate Change Conference - Lima (Photo by UNFCCC)
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Three Lessons from Japan's Climate Finance - Coal Controversy

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  • fossil fuels
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  • UNFCCC
All development finance, not just climate finance, ultimately needs to be consistent with climate goals. Photo credit: peggdavis66, Flickr
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5 Ways Countries Can Align their Emissions-Reduction Pledges with the Latest Climate Science

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  • UNFCCC
Emissions will need to drop roughly 14 percent below 2010 levels by 2030 and 40 to 70 percent below 2010 levels by 2050 to limit temperature rise to 2°C. Photo by BlackRockSolar/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
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  • international climate policy
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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
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3 Climate Adaptation Lessons from Brazil’s Cities

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  • climate change
  • drought
Temperatures are climbing to record-breaking highs in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Photo by Bruna Cabrera/Flickr.
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  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • drought