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How Open Data Can Help Electrify India—and the World

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
Neighborhood in India
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
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Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Forests
  • illegal logging

6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
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How Mobile Apps Are Improving India’s Rickshaws

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Auto ricks outside office
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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With New Guidelines, China’s Green Bond Market Poised to Take Off in the Year of the Monkey

  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Solar cell manufacturing center in Wuxi, China.
  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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What Do Top Emitters' Greenhouse Gas Targets Mean for Emissions? It’s Not Always Clear

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wind turbines
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
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25 Years of So-Called “Sustainable Forest Management” in Sarawak

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
Land clearing for oil palm development in Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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New GFW Maps Show Vast Logging, Oil Palm and Plantation Concessions in Sarawak

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Wakx/Flickr.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
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With Latest Fires Crisis, Indonesia Surpasses Russia as World’s Fourth-Largest Emitter

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
  • mapping
  • commodities
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3 Ways Obama Could Help Fight Indonesia's Massive Fires

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
Fires in Indonesia are creating haze throughout Southeast Asia. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • fires
  • mapping
  • U.S. policy
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As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • climate change
Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • climate change
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Indonesia’s Draft Climate Plan (INDC): A Good Start, but Improvements Necessary for Success

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A large portion of Indonesia's emissions come from deforestation and land-use change. Photo by Hari Priyadi/Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Positioning Indonesia's Climate Commitment on the Global Stage

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC
In 2009, Indonesia made a bold move by voluntarily pledging to achieve a 26 percent reduction in emissions against the business-as-usual scenario in 2020. Photo by James Anderson/WRI.
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • climate science
  • UNFCCC
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Land and Forest Fires in Indonesia Reach Crisis Levels

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
A fire in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Rini Sulaiman/ Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • fires
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Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by Dino Adyansyah/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
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Big Data Improves Renewable Power Forecasts. Will It Help India?

  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Tamil Nadu is India's leading wind power state. (Zamin Uthukuli, Tamil Nadu, India) Photo by Dhruvaraj S/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy

3 Ways to Strengthen Customary Land Rights in Indonesia

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • land rights
  • commodities
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Thirty percent of Indonesia’s territories have been handed over to private companies as concessions, with many of them overlapping with indigenous lands. Photo by Rainforest Action Network/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • land rights
  • commodities
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Brasil e Indonésia Têm Dificuldades para Diminuir Desmatamento

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch

Brazil and Indonesia Struggling to Reduce Deforestation

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Cleared rainforest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Rainforest Action Network/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset