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Cutting-Edge Projects Aim to Decarbonize US Cement Emissions

  • industry
  • U.S. Climate
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • GHG emissions
  • mapping
People wearing construction vests and hard hats look out at the Fortera cement plant.
  • industry
  • U.S. Climate
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • GHG emissions
  • mapping
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Oslo's 'Climate Budget' Is Building a Cleaner City

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Mobility
Oslo construction site
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Mobility

The US Needs to Lower Cement Emissions — ‘Blended Cement’ Can Help

  • industry
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • U.S. Climate
  • low carbon development
  • FIGI
Cement is poured while two workers spread it onto the ground.
  • industry
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • U.S. Climate
  • low carbon development
  • FIGI

Under New Guidance, 'Sustainable' Aviation Fuel in the US Could Be Anything But

  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • biofuels
  • transportation
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
A man in a neon vest stands under the wing of a commercial plane to fill its fuel tank.
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • biofuels
  • transportation
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
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Corporate Climate Disclosure Has Passed a Tipping Point. Companies Need to Catch Up

  • Finance
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions
The Battery Park Underpass in New York is seen completely submerged because of flooding from Hurricane Sandy.
  • Finance
  • Business
  • corporate sustainability
  • climate policy
  • GHG emissions

4 Things to Know About US EPA’s New Power Plant Rules

  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • Clean Energy
  • National Climate Action
A coal plant in eastern Wyoming spews emissions.
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • Clean Energy
  • National Climate Action
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What Is 'Loss and Damage' from Climate Change? 8 Key Questions, Answered

  • climate impacts
  • climate policy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
  • COP29
Rising water levels submerging a house as heavy monsoon rains cause major floods in Baco, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines on July 23, 2021.
  • climate impacts
  • climate policy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
  • COP29
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4 Climate Stories that Will Define 2024

  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Food
  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • stories to watch
A family covers their heads with cloth for sun protection while walking near the Ganges river during a heatwave.
  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Food
  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • stories to watch

5 Reasons EPA’s New Methane Rule Is a Big Deal for US Climate Action — and the World

  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
Oil refinery behind a highway in Utah.
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
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Benchmarks for Success for COP28

  • COP28
  • United Nations
  • UNFCCC
  • Paris Agreement
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • international climate policy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP29
Solar-powered water pump on a Malawi farm
  • COP28
  • United Nations
  • UNFCCC
  • Paris Agreement
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • international climate policy
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP29

Lessons From California’s Carbon Dioxide Removal Policies

  • carbon removal
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Direct Air Capture
  • climate policy
A flagpole with three flags including U.S. and California, stands next to the dome of the California State Capitol building in Sacramento.
  • carbon removal
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Direct Air Capture
  • climate policy

US Clean Energy Projects Need Public Buy-in. Community Benefits Agreements Can Help

  • Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • environmental justice
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
Two workers in hardhats install solar panels on a sunny day.
  • Climate
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • environmental justice
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
Battery factory in Texas
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics

Redefining America’s ‘Energy Communities’ Can Boost Clean Energy Investment Where It’s Needed Most

  • U.S. Energy Topics
  • Clean Energy
  • climate policy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • data visualization
A train carrying coal in front of houses in Thurmond, West Virginia.
  • U.S. Energy Topics
  • Clean Energy
  • climate policy
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Equity
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • data visualization
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5 Countries Taking Action to Reach Net-Zero Targets

  • net-zero emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climatewatch-pinned
A wind farm in Denmark is surrounded by blue seawater.
  • net-zero emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climatewatch-pinned

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
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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
  • COP28
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
  • COP28
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To Shift Away from Oil and Gas, Developing Countries Need a ‘Just Transition’ to Protect Workers and Communities

  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Governance
  • greenhouse gases
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28
A gas extracting plant in Ukraine.
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Governance
  • greenhouse gases
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP28

After Inflation Reduction Act: 5 Ways to Hit the US Emissions Goal

  • Climate
  • Climate Governance
  • climate policy
  • U.S. policy
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Transmission
A construction worker carries a solar panel across a house roof for installation
  • Climate
  • Climate Governance
  • climate policy
  • U.S. policy
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Transmission

The SEC’s New Climate Rule is Plain Common Sense

  • climate policy
  • corporate sustainability
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Paying for Paris
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission headquarters building in Washington, DC.
  • climate policy
  • corporate sustainability
  • Business
  • GHG emissions
  • Paying for Paris