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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

Time for Leaders to Lead on Climate

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • U.S. Climate
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • climate science
  • climate policy

6 Ways to Make Small Businesses More Resilient to Climate Change

  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change
Rural Ghana
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change

Ensuring Adaptation Finance Accountability

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights
Climate-smart agriculture in Kenya
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • human rights

What’s In a Name? Paris Agreement's Legal Form Explained in 7 Questions

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Paris Agreement
Green Zone at COP21, Paris. Credit Deborah Zabarenko
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • Paris Agreement

3 Ways to Help Developing Countries Get Direct Access to Climate Finance

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund
  • UNFCCC
  • Paying for Paris
Bangladesh river boat
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund
  • UNFCCC
  • Paying for Paris

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging

LandMark: Protecting Indigenous and Community Lands by Making Them Visible

  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty
Up to 65% of the world's land is held by Indigenous Peoples and communities. Photo by Jane Boles/Flickr
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • poverty

Community Forests: Good for the Environment, Good for the Economy

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
The Yudja are one of many indigenous groups who call the Brazilian Amazon home. Photo by André D’elia
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights

Pennsylvania Can Meet Clean Power Plan Targets in 3 Steps

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy
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  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • renewable energy

Phasing Down HFCs: Good for the Climate and the Economy

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
HFCs are found in air conditioners, refrigerants, insulating foams and solvents. Image credit: Jan Tik - Flickr
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy

To Achieve New Climate Targets, Countries Should Look to Community Forests

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
Research shows that communities can be good protectors of forests. Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights

Paris Countdown: Where Things Stand 5 Weeks Before Climate Summit

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
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  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement

Increasing Forest Transparency through the Open Government Partnership

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • sustainable development goals
Open government often translates to good forest governance. Photo by Nanang Sujana/Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • sustainable development goals

Open Government Partnership Global Summit: An Opportunity for Strengthening Land Rights

  • land rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Desun Gembira village in Sumatra, Indonesia. Photo by Rainforest Action Network/Flickr.
  • land rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

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

Meet the Yudja, Brazil's Forest Guardians

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights
The Yudja rely on their community forest for food, shelter and livelihoods. Photo by André D’elia
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • land rights

Protect Wildlife, Save Oceans and Reduce Civic Unrest—With Data

  • Ocean
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • 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
  • Freshwater
  • data
  • environmental democracy
  • low carbon development

Jump-starting the SDGs: 4 Lessons from Early Adopters

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals
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  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals

$13 Million Fine For Lumber Liquidators Shows U.S. Lacey Act‘s Clout

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging