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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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Solar Power: A Rural Indian Hospital’s Key to Fighting COVID-19

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
The front of Nav Jivan Hospital in Palamu district of India.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Installing a green roof. Zero carbon buildings are viable, flexible and affordable right now. Photo by Ziggy Liloia/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
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Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
  • Energy
  • health
  • renewable energy
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Without Solar, Some Indian Doctors Must Operate in the Dark

  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • Equity
Rooftop solar panels on Sadar Hospital in Hazaribaug, India
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • Equity
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
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Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
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2 Questions for World Business Leaders at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations
The UN Secretary General's Climate Summit will bring CEOs and heads of government to New York City on September 23, 2014. (Photo credit: Chris Ford, Flickr)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • united nations

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
O Brasil está em [quinto lugar entre os maiores emissores de GEE](http://cait2.wri.org/), principalmente por causa dos impactos das emissões do setor agropecuário. Foto: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
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UNEP Report Finds Significant “Emissions Gap” Must Be Bridged

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • 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
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
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WRI Launches Upgraded Climate Data Explorer

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • data
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
CAIT 2.0 provides GHG emissions data for 186 countries and 50 U.S. states. Photo credit: John Pinder, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • data
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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Designing the 2015 Climate Agreement: Options for Submitting “National Offers”

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
As climate change impacts like heatwaves and drought become more evident, countries will need to submit their emissions-reduction plans. Photo credit: Danumurthi Mahendra, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

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