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As the Earth Gets Hotter, Can Our Cities Get Cooler?

  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • nature-based solutions
A line of tourists await the use of the fountain at the base of Rome’s Spanish Steps to cool off.
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • nature-based solutions

Colombia Launches National Roadmap for Net Zero Carbon Buildings

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Towards a More Equal City
Cityscape of Medellin, with buildings rising up the mountains
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Towards a More Equal City

How the US Can Speed its Shift to Climate-smart Infrastructure

  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • carbon removal
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
Electric vehicle charging station in Austin, TX
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • carbon removal
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
Insights
Mexico City skyline
  • Cities
  • Buildings

Mexico City Launches Challenge to Reduce Energy Consumption in Buildings

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency

Unlocking Climate Action: From Bogota City Hall to the President’s Desk and Back Again

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
Bogota skyline
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
Insights

Can Housing Be Affordable Without Being Efficient?

  • Buildings
  • housing
Minha Casa, Minha Vida affordable housing project in Brazil
  • Buildings
  • housing
News
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
Insights

6 Issues to Watch at the Clean Energy Ministerial

  • Buildings
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Dabancheng Wind Power Station
  • Buildings
  • U.S. policy
  • Paris Agreement
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Insights
Beijing skyline in the evening.
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
News
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
News
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
Insights

From Bogota to Belgrade, Cities Commit to Energy-Efficient Buildings

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
Green Office Building in Denver, Colorado
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • energy efficiency
Insights

4 Surprising Ways Energy-Efficient Buildings Benefit Cities

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Poznan, Poland
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
News

RELEASE: Policy Blueprint for Building Efficiency Shows Urban Leaders How to Boost Economy and Cut Emissions

  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset