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Lessons from Durban’s Approach to Water Resilience

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • resilience
An overview of Umgeni River's Blue Lagoon in Durban, South Africa.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • resilience
Insights

How the Charcoal Industry Threatens DRC's Forests

  • deforestation
  • energy
Someone standing next to a pile of timber in the DRC, which will be used to create charcoal.
  • deforestation
  • energy
News

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
Multimedia

Promoting Locally Led Adaptation In Climate Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts
  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts
Insights
  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts
News

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
Insights

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
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
  • 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
  • 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
Insights

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
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
News
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • maps
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • maps
  • UNFCCC

INSIDER: What’s Your Benchmark? Using the GFW Climate Platform to Identify Clearer Targets

  • Forests
  • INSIDER
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • REDD
  • Forests
  • INSIDER
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Climate
  • REDD
Insights

South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC

WRI Calls South Africa INDC Submission "Encouraging"

  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC
  • international climate policy
  • South Africa
  • UNFCCC

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