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5 Ways China’s Cities Can Drive Equitable and Sustainable Urbanization

  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
A close-up of shrubbery with skyscrapers in the distant background.
  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development

4 Climate Finance Priorities for the Biden Administration

  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • development
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks
View of the White House and surrounding Washington, D.C. streets from above.
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • development
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks

To Build Back from COVID-19, Don’t Overlook Informal Workers

  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty
Tamil Nadu street vendor
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
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3 Climate-Resilient Food Solutions for Smallholder Farmers

  • Food
  • Climate Resilience
  • development
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
Two people plowing a field.
  • Food
  • Climate Resilience
  • development
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
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Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • health
  • Water
People getting water in India
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • health
  • Water
Initiatives

Belt and Road

Bridge in China
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty

Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Protests in Santiago, Chile
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Insights

To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Water

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