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Energy Access Is Key to Sub-Saharan Africa's Economic Recovery

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
A young South African woman holds up a cloth face mask next to a sewing machine.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • electric grid
  • Economics
  • agriculture
  • Finance
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • renewable energy
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More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk

  • Water Security
  • fossil fuels
  • drought
  • Energy
  • Finance
A thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath
  • Water Security
  • fossil fuels
  • drought
  • Energy
  • Finance
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INSIDER: Development Bank Investments in Electricity Transmission and Distribution Should Align with the Paris Agreement

  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks
Power tower. Flickr/Robbie V
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • multilateral development banks
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Wind turbines in Ningxia, China.
  • Climate
  • Energy
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2017

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • food security
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
Andrew Steer
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • food security
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
Data

Upstream Emissions as a Percentage of Overall Lifecycle Emissions

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • fossil fuels
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • fossil fuels
  • GHG emissions

Microsoft and Local Utility Partner to Green Virginia’s Grid

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
Potomac River power plant
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
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3 Key Questions for the Energy Industry Around a Global Climate Agreement

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
COP21 march in London
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
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Jump-starting Clean Energy Access for the World

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • development
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Solar home systems in Bangladesh. Photo by ILO/Flickr/
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • development
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • regulation
  • 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
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Reforming 3 Systems Can Create a New Climate Economy in India

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
Traffic congestion in Calcutta, India. Photo by frederik_rowing/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
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Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Equity
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
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By the Numbers: The New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
A new report shows that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together. Photo credit: Walmart, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
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5 Reasons To Watch NYC’s Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
UN headquarters in New York City (Photo credit United Nations)
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
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Closing the Renewable Energy Investment Gap

  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
Wind farm in Palmas, Brazil. The Global Status Report gives other encouraging examples of the falling cost of renewables, especially in major emerging markets. Photo Credit: Carla Wosniak/Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
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Lessons from Mexico: Mobilizing Investment in Wind Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Thanks to government-led programs supported by international partners, Mexico installed 1240 MW of wind generation capacity by 2012. Photo credit: neusbordas/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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3 Tales of Hope for a Low-Carbon Future

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
At last week's "Ascent" meeting in Abu Dhabi, clubs of countries and companies committed to double the share of renewable energy and the pace of energy efficiency gains. Photo credit: CoCreatr, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
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Q&A with Dr. Karin Kemper: How Is the World Bank Addressing Climate Change?

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • multilateral development banks
Dr. Kemper shared plans to more fully incorporate sustainability—including climate change mitigation and adaptation—into its international development agenda. Photo credit: Dhilung Kirat, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • multilateral development banks

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