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Building a Brighter Future – Powered by Renewable Energy

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development goals
Barefoot solar engineers in Tinginaput, India. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development goals
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Big Data Improves Renewable Power Forecasts. Will It Help India?

  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Tamil Nadu is India's leading wind power state. (Zamin Uthukuli, Tamil Nadu, India) Photo by Dhruvaraj S/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
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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

Corporations Can Drive Down Renewable Energy’s Cost

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
The electricity system will have to be decarbonized, probably more quickly than many in the sector are comfortable with. Working with large buyers that want to move quickly could lead to decarbonizing in an orderly way that drives down the cost for everyone. Photo by Windwärts Energie/Flickr
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Can Community Solar Meet the Needs of Large Energy Buyers?

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Photo by Jack Haskell/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

Clean Power Plan Can Help States, Economy and Planet

  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21
NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team
  • U.S. Climate
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • COP21

Islands Become Trendsetters for Renewable Energy

  • renewable energy
With its new target in place, Hawaii becomes the largest island to aim for a full-renewables grid strategy. Photo by Jason Meredith/Flickr
  • renewable energy
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A Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity for Better Growth

  • Economics
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • restoration
A new report calls on the world to invest at least $1 trillion a year in renewable energy, among other recommendations. Photo by David Dodge/The Pembina Institute
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • restoration

New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Airplanes, Trucks Can Help US Meet Climate Goals

  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy
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  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • pollution
  • U.S. policy
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India’s Supreme Court Reinforces Renewable Energy Targets for Industry

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Solar panels in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Photo by Knut-Erik Helle/Flickr.
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
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  • renewable energy
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Yokohama, Japan. Photo by naitokz/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

An Opportunity for Cooperative Clean Energy Solutions for Utilities and Companies

  • electric grid
  • Business
  • renewable energy
A solar array in California. Photo by Steve Jurvetson/Flickr.
  • electric grid
  • Business
  • renewable energy
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On some sunny days, solar power meets 35 percent of Germany's electricity needs. Photo by Till Westermayer/Flickr
  • renewable energy
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Will India Pursue Solar-Powered Railways?

  • renewable energy
  • transportation
India's railways are the country's largest consumer of electricity and diesel fuel. Photo by Sistak/Flickr
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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India’s Tamil Nadu Could Become a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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What do Apple, Citi and Shell Have in Common?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
It's a pleasant surprise to see growing acceptance for the importance of low-carbon power from some of the world’s biggest traditional energy firms. Photo by Aeon Solar/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset