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Which Countries Will Step Up Climate Commitments in 2020? What We Know Now

  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
Madrid
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
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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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US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair

  • Business
  • U.S. policy
  • climate policy
  • Climate
WRI CEO and President Andrew Steer and other members of the CEO Climate Dialogue meet with senators, November 5, 2019
  • Business
  • U.S. policy
  • climate policy
  • Climate
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Road emissions are the biggest subset of transport emissions.
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy

  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • International Climate Action
Youth Strike 4 Climate, London
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • International Climate Action
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So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • climate finance
  • climate change
Resilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • climate finance
  • climate change

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Waterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India
  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • 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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4 Leaders—And Far Too Many Laggards—At the UN Climate Action Summit

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • United Nations
UN Secretary-General António Guterres
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • United Nations
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Turning the Tide: Ocean-Based Solutions Could Close Emission Gap by 21%

  • climate change
  • Ocean
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
Rampion Wind Farm
  • climate change
  • Ocean
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
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Which Countries Will Strengthen Their National Climate Commitments (NDCs) by 2020?

  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
Solomon Islands
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
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Climate Action for Today and Tomorrow: The Relationship between NDCs and LTSs

  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate
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  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

4 Things to Know About the Global Adaptation Challenge

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • climate change
Cyclone Idai response in Mozambique
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • climate change
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Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Rice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo.
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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Climate Disasters Are Getting Worse. Here's How Developing Countries Are Insuring Against Them

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • extreme weather
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • climate finance
  • hurricanes
A child sits on water jugs provided after Cyclone Idai.
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • extreme weather
  • Sustainable Development Goal 1
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • climate finance
  • hurricanes
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What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • fires
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
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From Climate Researcher to Climate Spectator: Witnessing a Melting Arctic

  • Climate
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
The Arctic
  • Climate
  • climate science
  • biodiversity
  • climate change
  • extreme weather

With New Business Roundtable Statement, Are 200 CEOs Stuck in Yesterday’s Corporate Sustainability?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Climate
Skscrapers
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Climate
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset