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1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development

America Doesn’t Have to Choose Between the Economy and the Climate

  • U.S. Climate
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  • U.S. policy
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
Solar panels at Curtis H. Stanton Energy Cente
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy

Small, Steady Steps on US Clean Energy Can Realize Big Changes

  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Solar array in Portland, Maine
  • climate change
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity & Governance
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  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
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What Did Confirmation Hearings Tell Us About Trump’s Priorities on Climate Change?

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
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  • Energy
U.S. Capitol building
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
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China’s Decline in Coal Consumption Drives Global Slowdown in Emissions

  • Climate
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  • international climate policy
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  • Climate
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2017

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
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  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
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  • fossil fuels
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Andrew Steer
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Upstream Emissions as a Percentage of Overall Lifecycle Emissions

  • Climate
  • Energy
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  • climate change
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  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
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Germany Becomes First Country to Release a 2050 Emissions-Reduction Plan

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
Wind turbines
  • Climate
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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Urban Mobility
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  • Urban Development
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Why Now Is the Time to Make Energy Access in Cities a Top Priority

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • low carbon development
Street in Nouakchott, Mauritânia
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • electric grid
  • Energy
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  • low carbon development
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4 Surprising Ways Energy-Efficient Buildings Benefit Cities

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Poznan, Poland
  • Cities
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  • Economics
  • climate change
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What’s Next? EU, US and Colombia Show They’re Moving Forward with the Paris Agreement

  • International Climate Action
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  • COP21
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Going Green Conference
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Carbon Capture and Storage: Prospects after Paris

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Smog from a Chinese coal plant. Photo by Xiaoliang Yang/WRI
  • International Climate Action
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ADVISORY: Press Teleconference on China 13th Five Year Plan

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  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate change

6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
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  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
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Andrew Steer
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  • International Climate Action
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Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers Can Support National Climate Plans

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC
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thin-film solar
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
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  • COP21
  • climate change
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3 Key Questions for the Energy Industry Around a Global Climate Agreement

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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  • UNFCCC
COP21 march in London
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change
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  • UNFCCC