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Deforestation Threatens the Mekong, but New Trees Are Growing in Surprising Places

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
Communities like this one in Vietnam are beginning to restore their trees, especially on farms and in villages. Photo by Terry Sunderland/CIFOR.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
Riding in Bengaluru.
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
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For Sustainability in Cocoa Production, Both Countries and Companies Need to Commit

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
Cacao farmer in Colombia. Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Business
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
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4 Leaders—And Far Too Many Laggards—At the UN Climate Action Summit

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • United Nations
UN Secretary-General António Guterres
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • United Nations
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4 Things to Know About the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere

  • climate science
  • climate change
Johns Hopkins Glacier
  • climate science
  • climate change
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This Month in Climate Science, August 2019: Persistent Summers, Bumpier Plane Rides and More Heat Deaths

  • Climate
  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • Climate
  • this month in climate science
  • climate science
  • climate change
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Is the World on Track to Cut Food Loss and Waste in Half by 2030?

  • Food
  • Business
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
Too much food spoils or is thrown out rather than eaten.
  • Food
  • Business
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
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Turning the Tide: Ocean-Based Solutions Could Close Emission Gap by 21%

  • climate change
  • Ocean
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
Rampion Wind Farm
  • climate change
  • Ocean
  • renewable energy
  • Climate
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Which Countries Will Strengthen Their National Climate Commitments (NDCs) by 2020?

  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
Solomon Islands
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
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Climate Action for Today and Tomorrow: The Relationship between NDCs and LTSs

  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate
field-solar-panels
  • long-term strategies
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

A Carbon Price Is Critical, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet

  • Climate
  • carbon pricing
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
Wind turbines in southern California
  • Climate
  • carbon pricing
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
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Satellite view of Hurricane Dorian
  • extreme weather
  • Climate

As U.S. Government Retreats on Reducing Climate-warming Methane, 4 States Step Up

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
Drilling rig
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
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Which Countries Have Long-term Strategies to Reduce Emissions?

  • Climate
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • long-term strategies
  • Climate
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • long-term strategies
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy
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The 3 Key Tasks for World Leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit

  • Climate
  • international climate policy
  • United Nations
UN headquarters in New York
  • Climate
  • international climate policy
  • United Nations

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • agriculture
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • agriculture
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset