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.
On Monday, July 10 at 10:00am ET, World Resources Institute is hosting a press call to discuss the release of a new working paper on urban housing and associated issues related to sustainable cities.
Cities are already playing a key role in tackling climate change, even as the Trump administration signals a U.S. pull-out from the Paris Agreement. But what can one person do to help make cities healthier, more sustainable and more productive?
A field guide for policymakers looking to attract private investment in building efficiency.
Roughly 3,400 people die in traffic crashes every day. Lowering driving speeds—through smart city design, information campaigns and more—can help.
Reducing driving speeds won't just save lives. It can create healthier and more economically vibrant cities.
The Seeds for Change project in Gurugram, India recently reclaimed four car parking spots to make space for 40 bicycles. Cities around the world are using similar strategies to shift people from cars to cleaner transport.