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Why the Time Is Right for Renewable Energy in the Philippines

  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • climate change
  • coronavirus
A row of wind turbines along an ocean shore.
  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • climate change
  • coronavirus
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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
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ADVISORY: High-Level Briefing on China-U.S. Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
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1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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China’s Decline in Coal Consumption Drives Global Slowdown in Emissions

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
  • Energy
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  • emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
News

ADVISORY: Press Teleconference on China 13th Five Year Plan

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
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China’s Climate Policies: How Have They Performed, and Where Do They Need to Go?

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Installing solar panels on the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China. Photo by Jiri Rezac/The Climate Group
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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To Achieve its New Climate Goals, China Must Look to its Buildings

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
To  meet its emissions goals, China should begin to reevaluate building efficiency with new technology and better financing. Photo by shanidov/Flickr
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Water
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
  • Water
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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Japan Can Go Much Further than its Rumored Emissions-Reduction Target

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Yokohama, Japan. Photo by naitokz/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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New Pilot Program Aims to Expand Energy Efficiency in Chinese Cities

  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
Retrofitting public buildings to be more energy efficient is an important step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions in China. Photo by Brendan Corey Benson/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

As Obama and Modi Meet, 4 Opportunities for US-India Action on Clean Energy and Climate

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy

ADVISORY: Press Call on President Obama's Trip to India

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • Energy Access
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • Energy Access
  • U.S. policy
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
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  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
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  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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Emissions Trading in China: First Reports from the Field

  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
View from Tianjin Tower | Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy