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ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
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How Can Citizens Contribute to a Sustainable Recovery? Early Lessons from the French Citizens' Assembly

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
Members of the French Citizens' Convention gathered in a meeting hall.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
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Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.
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Climate Action Will Shape People’s Lives. They Should Have a Chance to Shape Climate Action

  • Equity
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
climate migration
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  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
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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
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In Riau, Indonesia, Women Organize for Environmental Justice

  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
dusty road to Sungai Berbari village
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  • Gender
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
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  • environmental democracy
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  • Water
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Thirsting for Justice

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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Climate Governance

5 Clean Energy Charts Trump Needs to See Before He Takes Office

  • U.S. Climate
  • the trump administration
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Donald Trump campaigning in Phoenix, Arizona
  • U.S. Climate
  • the trump administration
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  • Energy
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Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
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Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
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Pennsylvania Can Meet Clean Power Plan Targets in 3 Steps

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate legislation
  • renewable energy
Independence Hall, Philadelphia Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/27917561@N00/10218739565/">jpellgen</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate legislation
  • renewable energy
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Tianjin Disaster Magnifies Governance Challenges for Public Safety and the Environment

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • transparency
A black cloud of smoke rises from vehicles set on fire by the explosion in Tianjin. Photo by Karl-Ludwig Poggemann/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • transparency
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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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