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RELEASE: National governments can reap $12 trillion in returns, create millions of new jobs, reduce emissions through low-carbon investments in cities

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Promoting Locally Led Adaptation In Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts
  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts
Insights
  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts
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RELEASE: South Africa Joins WRI, Coalition for Urban Transitions in Supporting Green and Equitable Urban Recovery After COVID-19

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

ADVISORY: Embargoed Press Call on Global Forest Watch 2019 Tree Cover Loss Data

  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • wildfires
  • tree cover loss
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Initiatives
Children hanging by stream in African township
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Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Insights

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Insights

Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • world resources report

Places to Watch: 3 Forests Experiencing Rapid Clearing Right Now

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
Mountain gorilla
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • biodiversity
  • Brazil
  • agriculture
  • Indonesia
  • palm oil
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Tracking Deforestation in DRC's Forest Concessions Is Complicated

  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
Road near the village of Ilanga in the DRC. Photo by Molly Bergen
  • Forests
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Disaster-Focused Headlines from the Congo Often Hide Signs of Progress

  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
Ilanga, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • human rights
  • land rights
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Les habitants du bassin central du Congo ont co-évolué avec leurs ressources forestières et hydriques. Photo par Theodore Trefon
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Forests
Insights

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 3 Essentials for Making Community Forestry Work

  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Mother and child in Congo forest
  • Forests
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • land rights
Insights

3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • maps
  • natural infrastructure
  • South Africa
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • maps
  • natural infrastructure
  • South Africa
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress

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