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Where Do We Stand on COP26 Climate Promises? A Progress Report

  • NDC
  • climate finance
  • net-zero emissions
  • electric mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • climatewatch-pinned
A group of volunteers plant mangroves
  • NDC
  • climate finance
  • net-zero emissions
  • electric mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • climatewatch-pinned
A "restoration in progress" sign against the backdrop of a wetland
  • Cities
  • Forests
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5 Ways to Cut Oil and Gas Use Through Clean Transportation

  • Cities
  • biking
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Health & Road Safety
A bike lane in NYC
  • Cities
  • biking
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Health & Road Safety
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4 Ways to Design Safe Streets for Cyclists

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Health & Road Safety
Bike lanes in Barcelona, Spain
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Health & Road Safety
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3 Ways to Ensure Corporate Net-zero Targets Are Credible

  • net-zero emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • corporate sustainability
Wind turbines in Rubió, Spain
  • net-zero emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • corporate sustainability
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Cities Are Surprising Leaders in Forest Conservation

  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
A large forest reaching the edge of Campinas, a city in Brazil.
  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
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How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • waste
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • Climate
  • Food Loss and Waste
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4 Charts Explain Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Countries and Sectors

  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Emissions rising from a factory with a sunset in the background.
  • Energy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • climate science
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • COP26
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • climate science
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • COP26
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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • health
Visible air pollution in Delhi, India
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • health

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