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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
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  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
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Energy Access Explorer

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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
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  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
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Maasai woman
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India’s Renewable Energy Push: A Win-Win for Job Creation and Electricity Access

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Solar engineers in Tinginaput, India
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RELEASE: Cities Need to Focus on Equitable Access to Core Services to Achieve Economic Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability

  • land use
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Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
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  • 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
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  • 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)
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

  • Climate
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  • 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
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  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
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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
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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
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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
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