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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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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Installing a green roof. Zero carbon buildings are viable, flexible and affordable right now. Photo by Ziggy Liloia/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
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Attention Businesses: Don't Let Your Trade Associations Undermine You on Climate Action

  • climate policy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
U.S. Capitol
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
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This Month in Climate Science, September 2019: Ocean and Ice Warning; Lost Birds; Pancake Breakfast at Risk?

  • Food
  • this month in climate science
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Small melting iceberg, Svalberg, Norway
  • Food
  • this month in climate science
  • agriculture
  • climate change

As Trump Steps Away from Paris Climate Agreement, U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Step Up

  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate
  • climate change
President Donald Trump
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate
  • climate change

Strengthening Disaster Preparedness in the Caribbean

  • Climate Resilience
  • extreme weather
Damage in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The Caribbean needs international support to prepare for disasters ahead of time. Photo by All Hands and Hearts.
  • Climate Resilience
  • extreme weather
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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
Technical Perspectives

INSIDER: Guiding Implementation of Carbon Capture Tax Credits: Responses to the IRS Request for Comments

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
The launch of Boulder Dam carbon capture facility.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)

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
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RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities

  • Urban Transformations
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Transformations
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • sea level rise

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Waterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India
  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Technical Perspectives

INSIDER: By Stress-Testing with Different Scenarios, Countries’ Long-Term Climate Strategies Can Plan for an Uncertain Future

  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • international climate policy
Railroad intersection from above. Projecting different future pathways can help governments come up with robust policy options. Photo by Stephen Hanafin/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • international climate policy
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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

STATEMENT: Another Bipartisan Carbon Pricing Bill Introduced in the House

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • climate change
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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