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Can Clean Distributed Energy Solutions Close Africa’s Access Gap?

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Solar speciality shop in Gulu, Uganda. Photo by James Anderson/Flickr.
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China’s Climate Policies: How Have They Performed, and Where Do They Need to Go?

  • Climate
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Installing solar panels on the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China. Photo by Jiri Rezac/The Climate Group
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WRI Calls SDGs "A Bold New Agenda For International Development"

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Now Comes the Hard Part: 4 Key Challenges to SDGs

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The Sustainable Development Goals aim to eradicate poverty and inequalities and spur economic growth while respecting planetary boundaries. UN Photo/Cia Pak.
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Como o Brasil pode liderar na questão do clima

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(São Paulo, Brasil) Fonte: Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
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How Brazil Can Emerge as a Climate Leader

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Brazil’s energy sector is now a major source of the country’s emissions and continues to become more carbon intensive as a result of greater reliance on fossil fuels. (São Paulo, Brazil) Photo by Bernardo Barlach/Flickr.
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Building a Brighter Future – Powered by Renewable Energy

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Barefoot solar engineers in Tinginaput, India. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
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The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

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When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
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To Achieve its New Climate Goals, China Must Look to its Buildings

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To  meet its emissions goals, China should begin to reevaluate building efficiency with new technology and better financing. Photo by shanidov/Flickr
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

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Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
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Japan Can Go Much Further than its Rumored Emissions-Reduction Target

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Yokohama, Japan. Photo by naitokz/Flickr
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

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In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
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New Pilot Program Aims to Expand Energy Efficiency in Chinese Cities

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

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India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
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ADVISORY: Press Call on President Obama's Trip to India

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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

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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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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

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Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
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