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Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is 11 times lower in community forests with strong legal recognition than in other parts of the region. Photo by Kate Evans/Center for International Forestry Research
  • Climate
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  • Forests
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A Blueprint for an Effective International Climate Agreement

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Innovative farming practices can help farmers in the Sahel become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Photo by M. Tall/CCAFS West Africa
  • International Climate Action
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Visualizing the Past, Present and Future of Carbon Emissions

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC
Pollution from a factory in New Jersey, United States. Photo by John Isaac/UN
  • Energy
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  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC

What Would Success Look Like at COP 20 in Lima?

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  • 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
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6 Graphs Explain the World’s Top 10 Emitters

  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Equity & Governance
  • UNFCCC
China currently ranks as world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Photo by Ding Zhou/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Equity & Governance
  • UNFCCC

The China-U.S. Climate Agreement: By the Numbers

  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
China plans to increase the share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption to around 20 percent by 2020. (Yunnan, China) Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
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The Emissions Gap Roadmap

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  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A new report evaluates the "emissions gap" between current commitments to reduce emissions and those needed to limit global temperature rise to 2 degrees C. Photo by Josef Stuefer/Flickr
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Staying on Track: A New Tool for Designing and Meeting Emissions-Reduction Goals

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Pollution in Beijing. China recently committed to peak its emissions by 2030. Photo by David Barrie/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
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  • GHG emissions
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U.S. Pledge to Green Climate Fund Could Build Climate Action Momentum

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
One of the most challenging and important sticking points in the international climate negotiations is the money to help poor countries adapt to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: Sudipto Das, Global Environment Facility
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
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6 Action Items After the Bonn Climate Negotiations

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Climate negotiators tackled issues that are key to reaching an international climate agreement in 2015. Photo credit: Kevin Dooley, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
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Climate Equity: A Tale of 4 Countries

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A crowded street in Hyderabad, India. Photo credit: Nicolas Mirguet, Flickr
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Race to the Top: Driving Ambition in a 2015 Climate Agreement

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  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
countries are aiming to keep global average temperature from rising 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) above pre-industrial levels. Tokyo, Japan. Photo Credit: Mike Lee/Flickr
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  • GHG emissions
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Choose Your Future: 4 Possible Emissions Pathways

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  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
With higher amounts of warming, coffee farming could be virtually impossible in Southeastern Brazil in 2100. Photo Credit: Ben Kaminsky/Flickr
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  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
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Limiting Temperature Rise to 2°C Is Still Possible—and it Pays to Do So

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The cost of limiting global temperature rise to 2°C is far less than the costs of exceeding this target. Photo credit: Sam Teigen, Flickr
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3 Key Themes from the Bonn Climate Talks

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  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Adaptation was a central theme of the Bonn climate talks. Photo credit: CGIAR Climate, Flickr
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  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Clarifying the UNFCCC National Adaptation Plan Process

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  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
Kenya has its National Climate Change Action Plan. Many other countries have adaptation planning processes underway that include steps found in the NAP guidelines. Photo Credit: CIAT/Flickr
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3 Things We Need to Hear from Climate Ministers in Bonn

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  • UNFCCC
Eggborough Power Station. Photo Credit: Jon Pinder, Flickr 2010
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A Renewables Club to Change the World

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  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
The Renewables Club was established by Germany and nine other countries last year. Photo credit: Gunnar Ries, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC