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Simple Math Points to a Decarbonized Economy

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
G7 2015. Photo by Palazzo Chigi/Flickr.
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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A suburban development outside Beijing, “Orange County” is just one of many gated communities springing up on the edges of cities worldwide. Photo by Andrew Stokols/WRI.
  • Urban Development

Cleaner US Rivers, Lakes and Estuaries with Water Quality Trading

  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
Fishing in Mitkof Island. (Petersburg, Alaska, U.S.) Photo by Penny Meyer/Flickr.
  • agriculture
  • water pollution
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
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  • climate change
  • environmental justice
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India’s Supreme Court Reinforces Renewable Energy Targets for Industry

  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
Solar panels in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Photo by Knut-Erik Helle/Flickr.
  • electric grid
  • Energy
  • power plants
  • renewable energy
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The Pope, the Economy and the Case for Climate Action

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Pope Francis issues his long awaited Encyclical on Climate Change this week. Photo by Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
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Building Climate Equity

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Jump-starting Clean Energy Access for the World

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • development
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Solar home systems in Bangladesh. Photo by ILO/Flickr/
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • development
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
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What to Look for in China’s New Climate Proposal

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Last year, China invested $90 billion in low-carbon energy. Photo by Jiri Rezac/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Bonn Climate Talks Outpaced by Progress Outside the Negotiations

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
The most recent round of U.N. climate talks took place in Bonn, Germany. Photo by Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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STATEMENT: WRI Says “Faster Pace” Needed in Global Climate Talks

  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Why Are Environmental Rights So Hard to Assess?

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Environmental democracy means that citizens have rights to information, public participation and justice. Photo by Annette Berhardt/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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Ethiopia's Climate Commitment Sets a High Bar for National Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • NDC
Solar power panels in rural Ethiopia. (Rema, Ethiopia) Photo by Bread for the World/Flickr.
  • Climate Resilience
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • NDC
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G7 Leaders Signal 21st-Century Shift to a Zero-Carbon Economy

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
The public sector plays an essential role in the mobilization of private sector finance needed to achieve the low carbon, climate-resilient transformation. Photo by Gurit/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development

Zooming In: “Sustainable” Cocoa Producer Destroys Pristine Forest in Peru

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Land cleared to make way for United Cacao’s 2,000 hectare (5,000 acre) plantation.  Photo by Mongabay
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
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STATEMENT: WRI Response to G7 Summit Climate Outcomes

  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • NDC
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • NDC
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Looking for a Faster Pace at Bonn Climate Talks

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21
UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference, photo by UNFCCC, June 4, 2015
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate policy
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Paris Agreement
  • UNFCCC
  • COP21