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Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by Dino Adyansyah/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
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More Energy in the Sprint to Paris

  • Climate
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
Photo by The Climate Group/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations

Colombia First South American Country to Release New Climate Plan Ahead of Paris

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Colombia is the first South American country to submit its post-2020 climate action plan. Photo by Tijs Zwinkels/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

Addis Ababa Agenda: Bold Sustainable Development Vision to Be Backed Up by Action

  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo by Henrik Berger Jørgensen/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
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Sustainable Development Goals: From Rhetoric to Reality

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Kenyan farmers plant rust-resistant wheat. Photo by Petr Kosina / CIMMYT
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
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Carbon Pricing Gains Popularity with Governments, Businesses

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • low carbon development
Photo by Uwe Hermann/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • low carbon development
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G7 Leaders Signal 21st-Century Shift to a Zero-Carbon Economy

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development
The public sector plays an essential role in the mobilization of private sector finance needed to achieve the low carbon, climate-resilient transformation. Photo by Gurit/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • low carbon development

A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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China’s Climate Action Is Well Underway

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
What steps are China taking to achieve pledges and provide leadership? (Shanghai, China) Photo by leniners/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Insights

4 Lessons from Beijing and Shanghai Show How China’s Cities Can Curb Car Congestion

  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities
Traffic in Shanghai, China. Photo by Carlos ZGZ/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities
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Asia’s Investment Bank: A New Chapter in Sustainable Development

  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) can be a powerful force for improving infrastructure in the developing world—but only if its investments benefit local communities and the environment. Photo by World Bank/Flickr.
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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RELEASE: ICLEI and WRI Partner to Advance Climate-Smart Urban Development

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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Green Climate Fund Moves Forward; Will Soon Disburse Climate Finance through 7 Institutions

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • low carbon development
The recent Green Climate Fund Board meeting took place in Songdo, South Korea. Photo by welix, Wikimedia Commons
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • low carbon development
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Sustainable Development Goals Could Be a Game-Changer for Water

  • Aqueduct
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
A man fills water bottles in Sanaía, Yemen Photo by Foad Al Harazi / World Bank
  • Aqueduct
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
With the new investment to modernize and expand Metrobús, Mexico City is making high quality sustainable mobility a reality for its residents. Photo by Taís Policanti/EMBARQ Mexico.
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
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Putting Citi’s $100 Billion Environmental Finance Initiative in Context

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
In its 2013 Global Citizenship Report, Citi reported more than $2 billion for solar financing. Photo by Walmart/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development

Q&A with Mark Robinson: The Role of Good Governance in Sustainable Development

  • Climate Resilience
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
A governance lens offers a powerful impetus for promoting reforms in policies and programs for sustainable development. Photo by CCAFS/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
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New Pilot Program Aims to Expand Energy Efficiency in Chinese Cities

  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
Retrofitting public buildings to be more energy efficient is an important step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions in China. Photo by Brendan Corey Benson/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development