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India’s Shift to Low-carbon Construction Must Not Leave Workers Behind

  • Buildings
  • low carbon development
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • industry
Construction workers in colorful clothes stand near a cement mixer.
  • Buildings
  • low carbon development
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • industry
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Wood Is Not the Climate-friendly Building Material Some Claim it to Be

  • Food
  • land use
  • Climate
  • commodities
  • Buildings
unloading log truck at lumber processing mill
  • Food
  • land use
  • Climate
  • commodities
  • Buildings

The Health, Economic and Community Benefits of Zero-carbon Buildings

  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
An apartment building roof in Manhattan has been converted to offer residents the opportunity to garden.
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy

How the US Can Speed its Shift to Climate-smart Infrastructure

  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • carbon removal
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
Electric vehicle charging station in Austin, TX
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • carbon removal
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net-zero emissions
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net-zero emissions
  • climate policy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

Local Climate Action in US Proves Resilient to COVID-19

  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
A windmill with a cloudy sky in the background.
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • GHG emissions
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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Europe Charts a Course for Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

  • Buildings
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • land use
  • renewable energy
EU Parliament, Strasbourg, France
  • Buildings
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • land use
  • renewable energy
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Mexico City skyline
  • Cities
  • Buildings
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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Installing a green roof. Zero carbon buildings are viable, flexible and affordable right now. Photo by Ziggy Liloia/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
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Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy
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Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
Eskişehir, Turkey
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency

Unlocking Climate Action: From Bogota City Hall to the President’s Desk and Back Again

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
Bogota skyline
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
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Can Housing Be Affordable Without Being Efficient?

  • Buildings
  • housing
Minha Casa, Minha Vida affordable housing project in Brazil
  • Buildings
  • housing
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Mumbai
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • climate change
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Q&A: What Is the Future of Green Building?

  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
Looking into Toronto. Unsplash/Sandra Schuh
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
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India’s Move to Make Buildings Efficient

  • Buildings
  • Energy
Dehli skyline
  • Buildings
  • Energy
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A Global Greening: Green Building Certification Programs Make Gains

  • Buildings
  • natural infrastructure
WRI office renovated lobby
  • Buildings
  • natural infrastructure

Will Brazil Meet Its Climate Targets?

  • Buildings
  • G20
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate
For Brazil, the path to climate progress runs through the trees.
  • Buildings
  • G20
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate
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6 Issues to Watch at the Clean Energy Ministerial

  • Buildings
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Dabancheng Wind Power Station
  • Buildings
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy