This working paper on urban housing is the latest installment of WRI’s flagship World Resources Report (WRR), “Towards a More Equal City.” The report examines if more equitable access to core urban services improves the economy and the environment.
Affordable housing is a critical need in the cities of the global south. Innovative approaches can help replace slums with healthier environments.
The usual discussion around children’s traffic safety is a behavioral one, focusing on issues like helmet- and seat-belt laws. What's really needed is a "safe system" approach that actually makes cities safer by design.
Raising awareness of threats to coral reefs and providing information and tools to manage coastal habitats more effectively.
Lessons and Needs in South Asia
Governments, businesses, and citizens in South Asia all need access to good information to make decisions in a changing climate. However, the uncertainty of climate change’s impacts, complexity associated with climate vulnerability, and the lengthy time-frame along which global warming will...