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Harvesting Wood Has Overlooked Carbon Costs

  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • land use
  • deforestation
  • Food
A loading dock filled with timber on the coast in China.
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • land use
  • deforestation
  • Food

EPA’s New Renewable Fuel Standard Will Increase Carbon Emissions — Not Lower Them

  • U.S. Climate
  • biofuels
  • transportation
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
Cars drive down a California highway with farm fields on either side.
  • U.S. Climate
  • biofuels
  • transportation
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
Initiatives

Deep Dive Cities

Deep Dive Cities
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Construction on train station stop.
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How Blue Carbon Can Tackle the Climate, Biodiversity and Development Crises

  • Ocean
  • climate change
  • carbon removal
  • nature-based solutions
Underwater shot of a mangrove root system in clear tropical waters.
  • Ocean
  • climate change
  • carbon removal
  • nature-based solutions
Initiatives
Solar panel installation.
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Cities Need a Systems-change Approach to Build Climate-resilient Communities

  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Mobility
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Climate Resilience
Looking down at city buildings, some with green roofs and the street below.
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Mobility
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Climate Resilience
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5 Things to Know About Carbon Mineralization

  • Climate
  • carbon removal
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • climatewatch-pinned
omani village and al-hajar mountain landscape in musandam peninsula
  • Climate
  • carbon removal
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • climatewatch-pinned
Initiatives
Woman opening train door with bicycle sign

Ending Deforestation in the Amazon Can Grow Brazil’s GDP — but That’s Not the Only Reason to Do It

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Climate
Silhouette of a man standing in a river surrounded by trees in the Amazon rainforest.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Climate
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6 Shifts the Finance System Can Make to Build a Sustainable Future

  • climate finance
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
A vast solar park.
  • climate finance
  • Business
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity

5 Ways Wildfires Affect People Near and Far

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • Climate
  • Cities
Women wear masks in New York City after Canadian wildfire causes dangerous air pollution
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • Climate
  • Cities
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In India, New Solar Parks Can Either Uproot or Uplift Landless Workers

  • renewable energy
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Agricultural workers tend crops outside the Pavagada solar park fence.
  • renewable energy
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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The 4 Shifts Needed to Create a Carbon-free Power System

  • GHG emissions
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Wind turbines and solar power panels
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Initiatives
Wind turbines.
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How Companies Can Use Voluntary Carbon Markets to Help Protect Tropical Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Finance
Houses sit among a misty tropical forest.
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Finance
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What It Takes to Attract Private Investment to Climate Adaptation

  • Finance
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • adaptation
  • Paying for Paris
People walk down a heavily flooded market street in Lagos, Nigeria
  • Finance
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • adaptation
  • Paying for Paris
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9 Charts Explain Per Capita Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Country

  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • greenhouse gases
  • GHG emissions
  • data
  • International Climate Action
The main bazar in Paharganj, India, is full of people during the late afternoon.
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • greenhouse gases
  • GHG emissions
  • data
  • International Climate Action