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Analyzing the IPCC Report: 6 Things You Need to Know About Reducing Emissions

  • climate science
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The new IPCC report shows that it's still possible to limit average global temperature rise to 2°C, but only with ambitious action. Photo credit: Photon Energy, Flickr
  • climate science
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Key Points on Climate Adaptation from the New IPCC Report

  • climate science
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
A farmer in Africa's Sahel region uses innovative practices to adapt to a changing climate. Photo credit: M. Tall, CCAFS, West Africa
  • climate science
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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4 Takeaways from IPCC Report Reveal Worsening Impacts of Climate Change

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy
The latest IPCC report reveals the current and future impacts of climate change. Photo credit: joiseyshowaa, Flickr
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • U.S. policy

STATEMENT: WRI Responds to IPCC Report

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience
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Infographic: The Global Carbon Budget

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Visualizing the Global Carbon Budget

  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
If emissions continue unabated, the world will burn through its "carbon budget" in roughly three decades. Photo credit: marcovdz, Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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GHG Mitigation in India

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Water Stress by Most Populous River Basins

  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

Open Data: A New Tool for Building Climate Resilience

  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • data
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
In 2012 alone, extreme weather events caused more than $110 billion in damages and claimed more than 300 lives. Photo credit: Randy Le'Moine, Flickr 2012
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • data
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
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5 Questions with Vivek Adhia: A New Program for Measuring India’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
The India GHG Program provides Indian businesses with tools and technical assistance to measure emissions, identify reduction opportunities, establish short- and long-term reduction goals, and track progress. Photo credit: joiseyshowaa, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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John E. Amos power plant in West Virginia. Photo credit: haglundc, Flickr
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions

New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Are a “Win-Win-Win”

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
Heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, make up 20 percent of total U.S. transport emissions. Photo credit: Kathy Doucette, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate

ADVISORY: Press Call: China’s Air Pollution and Climate Challenge: Progress or Not?

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy
  • fossil fuels
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset