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China’s Decline in Coal Consumption Drives Global Slowdown in Emissions

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

Shale Energy Potential Depends on Water Supply

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale development site, Australia. Photo Credit: John Amos/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

A Tale of 3 Countries: Water Risks to Global Shale Development

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
Shale gas drilling site in Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Nicholas Tonelli/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
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7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
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King Coal’s Climate Challenge

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
A coal-fired power plant in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo credit: Danie van der Merwe, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
Insights

China’s Response to Air Pollution Poses Threat to Water

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk
China's persistent smog prompted the State Council to announce an Air Pollution Control Action Plan. Photo credit: sheilaz413, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • water risk

Recent Progress Shows China’s Leadership on Carbon Capture and Storage

  • Energy
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
A coal plant in Beijing, China. Photo credit: Bret Arnett, Flickr
  • Energy
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
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Power plant in the mountains outside Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. Photo credit: Remko Tanis
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution

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