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Why Greenhouse Gas Inventories Are Important for Natural and Working Lands — and How to Fix Them

  • carbon removal
  • greenhouse gases
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • GHG emissions
Yellowstone River in Montana, U.S.
  • carbon removal
  • greenhouse gases
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • GHG emissions

INSIDER: Designing Low-carbon Product Standards for Cement and Steel in the United States

  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon development
  • Climate
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  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon development

5 Ways the US Government Can Kickstart a CarbonShot to Remove Carbon from the Atmosphere

  • carbon removal
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • U.S. policy
carbon engineering direct air capture facility
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  • Climate
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Good Climate Policy News from California

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California
  • U.S. Climate
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It’s Time for US Federal Contractors to Measure their Carbon Footprints

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
United States Department of Energy Forrestal Building
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
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With New Joint Announcement with Canada, US Gets Serious About Cutting Methane Emissions

  • U.S. Climate
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  • climate change
  • emissions
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Natural gas well
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How Does the Clean Power Plan Help US Meet its Climate Targets?

  • climate policy
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Wind and solar energy is becoming increasingly cost competitive with coal and natural gas in many parts of the country. Photo by Jeff Kubina/Flickr.
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
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3 Reasons Why Cutting Carbon From Power Plants Is Good For Business

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Salem Harbor, MA power plant. To this day, carbon pollution—the main driver of climate change—has not been controlled from power plants. Photo credit: massmatt/Flickr
  • Energy
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Cutting Carbon: States Can Use What they’ve Already Got to Whittle Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Because the U.S. electric grid crosses state lines, neighboring states should work together for the most cost-effective reductions. Photo credit: Universal Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
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  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants

How U.S.-China Cooperation Can Expand Clean Energy Development

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
The U.S. and China are beginning to collaborate on some clean energy initiatives—and some projects are already producing benefits for both countries. Photo credit: Land Rover Our Planet/Flickr
  • Energy
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  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

New Study Raises Big Questions on U.S. Fugitive Methane Emissions

  • Energy
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  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
Natural gas drill rig. Photo credit: Jeremy Buckingham, Flickr
  • Energy
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  • emissions
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5 Ways Pennsylvania Can Reduce Power Plant Emissions

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • renewable energy
WRI analysis finds that Pennsylvania can reduce its CO2 emissions 21 percent below 2011 levels by 2020 by complying with current policies and taking advantage of infrastructure opportunities. Photo credit: adam., Flickr
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • renewable energy

New Study Sheds Light on Methane Leakage from Natural Gas

  • climate change
  • emissions
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  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
Marcellus Shale natural gas well in Pennsylvania. Photo credit: wcn247, Flickr
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3 Big Takeaways from the New Global Commitment to Phase Down HFCs

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  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • pollution
Reducing HFCs is an important step in curbing global climate change. Photo credit: John Isaac, UN
  • Climate
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  • pollution

New Report Connects 2012 Extreme Weather Events to Human-Caused Climate Change

  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • extreme weather
  • greenhouse gases
  • pollution
Flooding from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Photo credit: Pamela Andrade
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  • pollution

Maryland’s New Emissions Plan Shows Climate Action Is Cost-Effective

  • Energy
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • renewable energy
  • Energy
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Timeline: A Look at Extreme Weather and Climate Events in 2013

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  • climate change
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