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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

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26

Keeping Heads Above Water: Lessons for Building Resilience After Flooding in South Asia and Texas

  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • water pollution
Escapees from hurricane flooding.
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • water pollution

What Did Confirmation Hearings Tell Us About Trump’s Priorities on Climate Change?

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Energy
U.S. Capitol building
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • Energy

Cutting Your Corporate Carbon Footprint? Why You Should Use Science-Based Targets

  • Climate
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate science
Renewable energy can help companies reach carbon-cutting goals. Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/92688599@N00/2302264331/">Wavy1</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate science
Data

Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk

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

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

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Insights

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

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
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
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Insights

Climate Equity: A Tale of 4 Countries

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A crowded street in Hyderabad, India. Photo credit: Nicolas Mirguet, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

5 Overlooked Deforestation Hotspots

  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities
Marahoué National Park in the Ivory Coast has lost 93% of its forest cover between 2002 and 2008. Photo credit: jbdodane, Flickr 2013
  • Forests
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • commodities

Watching for Signs of Climate Action in the State of the Union Address

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Seven months have passed since President Obama announced the national Climate Action Plan. Photo credit: Steve Jurvetson, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate science
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

4 Cities Show Leadership in Adapting to Local Climate Impacts

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
Hoboken, N.J. experienced widespread flooding from Hurricane Sandy. Photo credit: Alec C. Perkins, Flickr
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action

  • climate policy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • U.S. policy
Storm surge in Florida. Photo credit: Ed Hart, Flickr
  • climate policy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • U.S. policy

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy

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