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This chart offers a comprehensive view of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It describes the sources and activities across the global economy that produce greenhouse gas emissions, as well as the type and volume of gases associated with each activity.

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To prevent the most dangerous impacts of climate change, greenhouse gas emissions will have to reach net zero by 2050. That will require both deep cuts in emissions and the removal of remaining emissions directly from the atmosphere. Making that happen will take concerted U.S. innovation akin to a moonshot. In this case, it's a CarbonShot.

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With global greenhouse gases on track to rise — again — to their highest level in history, there's increasing interest in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. In just a year, carbon removal has gone from being seen as a "radical fix" to a necessary tool to address the climate crisis.

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This guidance provides recommendations for companies in the apparel and footwear sector to set science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. It provides case studies on best practices in target setting and strategies for achieving emissions reductions.

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In his first Insights post as Director, WRI United States, Dan Lashof focuses on some good news from California: a comprehensive suite of climate policies helped the Golden State meet its 2020 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions four years early, while California's economy grew.

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This working paper identifies key national mitigation policies and quantifies their emissions abatement potential to allow Indonesia to select a strategy to deliver on its climate commitment. The analysis focuses on the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the land-use and energy sectors, which account for over 80 percent of Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Is your company ready for the low-carbon future? Join experts and companies from the retail, auto manufacturing and electric utility sectors for a workshop on methods to access corporate climate leadership.

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