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Unabated Coal Use Will Break World’s “Carbon Budget”

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
Coal contributes to 43 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. Photo credit: Jonas Clemens
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • international climate policy
  • climate science
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
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4 Things Germany and Partners Can Do to Strengthen the International Renewable Energy Club

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
The "renewable energy club" recently initiated by the German government could provide a boost to the national and global expansion of renewable energy. Photo credit: Till Westermayer, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
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5 Issues to Watch at COP 19, the “Construction COP”

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Addressing the needs of communities harmed by climate impacts that are difficult or impossible to adapt to--known as "loss and damage"--is one of the key issues up for discussion at COP 19 in Warsaw. Photo credit: International Rice Research Institute, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
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  • climate change
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  • UNFCCC

Water Risks on the Rise for Three Global Energy Production Hot Spots

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
A ship transports coal in China. Photo credit: foxxyz, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
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Q&A with Jennifer Morgan: How Do We Secure a Strong, International Climate Agreement by 2015?

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The impacts of a flood in Sindh Province, Pakistan. Photo credit: Magnus Wolfe-Murray, Department for International Development
  • Climate
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  • Energy
  • Paris Agreement
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UNEP Report Finds Significant “Emissions Gap” Must Be Bridged

  • International Climate Action
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  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
Limiting global warming to 2 degrees C will require national and international action. Photo credit: Solar Electric Light Fund, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
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  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations

U.S. Signals the End of Public Money for Coal-Fired Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks
U.S. public financing for overseas coal-fired power is likely coming to an end. Photo credit: Mike_tn, Flickr
  • Climate
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  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks
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IMF Experts and Others Envision a World without Energy Subsidies

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
When factoring in externalities, fossil fuel subsidies ring in at $2 trillion per year. Photo credit: Steven Straiton, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
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MEDIA ADVISORY: New Global Commission to Analyze Economic Risks and Benefits of Climate Action

  • climate change
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  • Economics
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • greenhouse gases
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Majority of China’s Proposed Coal-Fired Power Plants Located in Water-Stressed Regions

  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

RELEASE: New Analysis Shows Ohio Can Meet Future Carbon Pollution Standards

  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • industry
  • power plants
  • energy efficiency
  • climate change
  • climate policy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • industry
  • power plants
  • energy efficiency

Climate Change Must Factor in Smart Policy

  • climate change
  • Energy
  • extreme weather
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • extreme weather
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
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Debunking 3 Myths About U.S. Emissions

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy

Proposed Shale Gas Lifecycle Process Map

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
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Global Coal Risk Assessment

In Deep Water

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