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4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
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4 Ocean-based Solutions to Advance Climate Action Through NDCs

  • Ocean
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • GHG emissions
  • fisheries
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • COP26
Windmills on the coastline of Tenedos, Turkey. Photo by Efe Kurnaz/Unsplash
  • Ocean
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • National Climate Action
  • GHG emissions
  • fisheries
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • COP26
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4 Opportunities to Shore Up the World's Coastal Ecosystems and Communities

  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
The coastal city of Sisal in Mexico.
  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
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6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • biking
  • extreme weather
  • climate change
  • Ocean
A man wheels a megaphone mounted on bicycle along a neighborhood path in Bangladesh.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • biking
  • extreme weather
  • climate change
  • Ocean
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
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127 Countries Now Regulate Plastic Bags. Why Aren't We Seeing Less Pollution?

  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Water
plastic bag pollution
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • Water

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
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President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Expansion Threatens Environmental Outcomes

  • U.S. policy
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation
Women at maternal and child health training
  • U.S. policy
  • environmental democracy
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • public participation

President Trump’s First Week: Is Environmental Democracy in Jeopardy?

  • U.S. policy
  • climate science
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Protest sign from the Women’s March in Washington, D.C
  • U.S. policy
  • climate science
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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The Future of Open Government

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Paris, France.
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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From Paris Agreement to Paris Declaration: Open Government’s Climate Action Role

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
Young girl walks across a makeshift bridge in Pakistan
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Using Open Government for Climate Action

  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • environmental democracy
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
Meeting on climate change in Burkina Faso
  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • environmental democracy
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
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After Paris, Making Good on Climate Commitments Requires Good Governance

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC
Eiffel Tower
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • public participation
  • UNFCCC

Open Government Partnership: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Accountability and Transparency

  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
The Open Government Partnership can help support implementation of the 17 SDGs. Photo by Josh Estey/Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
Global Fishing Watch uses satellite data to track fishing vessels around the world in near-real time. Image by Global Fishing Watch
  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Water
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development
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4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

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