WRI Digest: Food’s Emissions | Decarbonizing the US | Deforestation in Indonesia

“Ethical Markets thanks WRI for this focus on livestock and CO2 emissions. For more, see our Green Transition Scoreboard report “CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH: 2018,   free download at www.ethicalmarkets.com.

Dr. Hazel Henderson, Editor”

WRI DIGEST

5 Questions About Agricultural Emissions, Answered 

Food production is fueling climate change. Using data on Climate Watch, WRI experts analyze where agricultural emissions come from, which countries are most responsible, and other pressing queries.

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Beef comprise a significant portion of agricultural emissions. Flickr/uacescomm

Indonesia Is Reducing Deforestation, but Problem Areas Remain 

While Indonesia is one of few countries actually reducing its deforestation, key provinces are still losing primary forests and peat. WRI Indonesia experts explain.

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As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice? 

Climate policymaking typically rests in the hands of government officials. India has the opportunity to do things differently—and, possibly, more effectively.

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WRI Expert Testifies to U.S. Congress on How to Decarbonize 

WRI Senior Fellow Karl Hausker recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives. He laid out how the United States can attain a low-carbon future through energy efficiency, electrification, clean power, and carbon capture and storage.

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