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Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security
Agroforestry in Indonesia's Lubuk Beringin village. Photo credit: Tri Saputro, Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security

Cutting Carbon: States Can Use What they’ve Already Got to Whittle Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Because the U.S. electric grid crosses state lines, neighboring states should work together for the most cost-effective reductions. Photo credit: Universal Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants

Arkansas Carbon Dioxide Reduction Opportunities for Power Sector Compliance Under the Clean Air Act

  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

5 Ways Arkansas Can Reduce Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Arkansas has already taken steps to reduce its near-term power sector CO2 emissions by implementing energy efficiency policies.
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • pollution
  • power plants
  • regulation
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: New Analysis Shows Arkansas Can Reduce Emissions 39 percent by 2020

  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • power plants
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
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Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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The History of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

  • Energy
  • data
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Eggborough power plant. Photo credit: Jon Pinder, Flickr
  • Energy
  • data
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
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Statement: Green Climate Fund is “Ready for Business”

  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
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Three Reasons Investors Are Beginning to Take Sustainability Seriously

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • commodities
Palm oil plantation workers in Sumatra, Indonesia. Wilmar, a leading Asian agribusiness group, which trades more than 45 percent of the global palm oil supply, is committed to a deforestation-free supply chain. Photo Credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • commodities
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A Renewables Club to Change the World

  • Energy
  • 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

Snapshots of Miami Sea Level Rise

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
Miami ranks as the most vulnerable city in the world to the risk of coastal flooding caused by this sea level rise. Photo credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • sea level rise

How U.S.-China Cooperation Can Expand Clean Energy Development

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
The U.S. and China are beginning to collaborate on some clean energy initiatives—and some projects are already producing benefits for both countries. Photo credit: Land Rover Our Planet/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
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The Real Story Behind Falling Renewable Energy Investments

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
remains at record highs. This is in spite of economic and policy turbulence in many countries. The United States, China, and Japan in particular have been moving aggressively with solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. Photo credit: Activ Solar/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Florida’s Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise Attracts Congressional Attention

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
Three events this week focus on sea level rise in Florida. Photo credit: Capt. David Ross, Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • U.S. policy
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Corporate Lobbying on Climate Change: Silence is not Neutrality

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • climate science
  • Business
Corporate shareholders and stakeholders want to understand how companies support strong policy action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a changing climate. Photo credit: Petter Duvander/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • climate science
  • Business
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Identifying the Global Coal Industry’s Water Risks

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
As with most energy sources, coal-related industries—including mining, coal-to-chemicals, and power generation—are extremely water-intensive. Photo credit: Peter Van den Bossche, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
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Water Stress Magnifies Drought’s Negative Impacts throughout the United States

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • climate change
  • water risk
Drought affected corn crops in Texas in August 2013. Photo credit: USDA, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • climate change
  • water risk
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset