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-[[Image:World climate graphic.jpg|right|200px]]This portal was funded by the [http://www.unfoundation.org/ United Nations Foundation] to outline the pros and cons of the major approaches to solving climate change and fostering a clean energy economy. The articles below serve to inform the public and decision-makers about the comparative benefits and costs of each approach, helping to instruct policy and funding priorities. +This portal was funded by the [http://www.unfoundation.org/ United Nations Foundation] to outline the pros and cons of the major approaches to solving climate change and fostering a clean energy economy. The articles below serve to inform the public and decision-makers about the comparative benefits and costs of each approach, helping to instruct policy and funding priorities.
== Renewable energy technologies == == Renewable energy technologies ==
-*[[Debate: Hydroelectric dams| Hydroelectric dams]]+*[[Debate: Hydroelectric dams| Hydroelectric dams]][[Image:World climate graphic.jpg|right|200px]]
*[[Debate: Geothermal energy| Geothermal energy]] *[[Debate: Geothermal energy| Geothermal energy]]
*[[Debate: Nuclear energy| Nuclear energy]] *[[Debate: Nuclear energy| Nuclear energy]]
*[[Debate: Solar energy| Solar energy]] *[[Debate: Solar energy| Solar energy]]
*[[Debate: Tidal energy| Tidal energy]] *[[Debate: Tidal energy| Tidal energy]]
-*[[Debate: Wave power| Wave power]][[Image:Solar energy panels.jpg|right|170px]]+*[[Debate: Wave power| Wave power]]
*[[Debate: Wind energy| Wind energy]] *[[Debate: Wind energy| Wind energy]]
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*[[Debate: Natural gas| Natural gas]] *[[Debate: Natural gas| Natural gas]]
*[[Debate: Oil sands| Oil sands]] *[[Debate: Oil sands| Oil sands]]
-*[[Debate: US offshore oil drilling| US offshore oil drilling]]+*[[Debate: US offshore oil drilling| US offshore oil drilling]][[Image:Solar energy panels.jpg|right|170px]]
*[[Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge| Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge]] *[[Debate: Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge| Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge]]
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*[[Debate: Biofuel| Biofuel]] *[[Debate: Biofuel| Biofuel]]
*[[Debate: Algae biofuel|Algae biofuel]] *[[Debate: Algae biofuel|Algae biofuel]]
-*[[Debate: Corn ethanol| Corn ethanol]][[Image:Algae biofuel.jpg|right|170px]]+*[[Debate: Corn ethanol| Corn ethanol]]
*[[Debate: Methanol fuel| Methanol fuel]] *[[Debate: Methanol fuel| Methanol fuel]]
*[[Debate: Cellulosic ethanol| Cellulosic ethanol]] *[[Debate: Cellulosic ethanol| Cellulosic ethanol]]
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*[[Debate: Electric vehicles|Electric vehicles]] *[[Debate: Electric vehicles|Electric vehicles]]
*[[Debate: Hybrid vehicles| Hybrid vehicles]] *[[Debate: Hybrid vehicles| Hybrid vehicles]]
-*[[Debate: Hydrogen vehicles| Hydrogen vehicles]]+*[[Debate: Hydrogen vehicles| Hydrogen vehicles]][[Image:Algae biofuel.jpg|right|170px]]
*[[Debate: Natural gas vehicles|Natural gas vehicles]] *[[Debate: Natural gas vehicles|Natural gas vehicles]]
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*[[Debate: Carbon emissions trading| Carbon emissions trading]] *[[Debate: Carbon emissions trading| Carbon emissions trading]]
*[[Debate: Cap-and-trade versus carbon tax| Cap-and-trade versus carbon tax]] *[[Debate: Cap-and-trade versus carbon tax| Cap-and-trade versus carbon tax]]
-*[[Debate: Vehicle fuel economy standards| Vehicle fuel economy standards]][[Image:Solar shield.JPG|right|130px]]+*[[Debate: Vehicle fuel economy standards| Vehicle fuel economy standards]]
*[[Debate: Pickens US energy plan| Pickens US energy plan]] *[[Debate: Pickens US energy plan| Pickens US energy plan]]
*[[Debate: US Renewable Electricity Standard| US Renewable Electricity Standard]] *[[Debate: US Renewable Electricity Standard| US Renewable Electricity Standard]]
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==Geoengineering approaches== ==Geoengineering approaches==
-*[[Debate: Geoengineering| Geoengineering]]+*[[Debate: Geoengineering| Geoengineering]][[Image:Solar shield.JPG|right|130px]]
*[[Debate: Carbon capture and storage| Carbon capture and storage]] *[[Debate: Carbon capture and storage| Carbon capture and storage]]
*[[Debate: Geoengineering, iron fertilization of algae blooms| Iron fertilization of algae blooms]] *[[Debate: Geoengineering, iron fertilization of algae blooms| Iron fertilization of algae blooms]]

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This portal was funded by the United Nations Foundation to outline the pros and cons of the major approaches to solving climate change and fostering a clean energy economy. The articles below serve to inform the public and decision-makers about the comparative benefits and costs of each approach, helping to instruct policy and funding priorities.

Renewable energy technologies

Future hydrocarbons

Alternative fuels

Clean transportation approaches

Market and regulatory approaches

Geoengineering approaches

International treaties

Climate change itself

Articles under development

See also

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