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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Data

Logging, Mining, And Agricultural Concessions Data Transparency: A Survey Of 14 Forested Countries

  • Forests
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • governance
  • transparency
  • Forests
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • governance
  • transparency
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ADVISORY: Launch of New Online Index to Measure Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • governance
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • environmental democracy
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development

What Does Environmental Democracy Look Like?

  • Energy
  • Governance
  • Access Initiative
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Eight years ago, developers proposed a five-dam project on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Patagonia, Chile. While they projected that the hydropower would produce 2,750 megawatts of power, the project would also flood 23 square miles of wilderness, jeopardizing the environment, local culture, and tourism of the region. Photo Credit: International Rivers/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Governance
  • Access Initiative
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
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UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Governance
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Struggles in East Kalimantan Underscore Need for Better Access to Environmental Information

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Indonesia
More than 70 percent of Samarinda's land is allocated to mining concessions. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2009
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Indonesia
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New Jakarta Declaration Aims to Strengthen Rights to Environmental Information in Asia

  • Governance
  • Asia
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • human rights
  • pollution
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Asia
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • human rights
  • pollution
  • public participation
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RELEASE: 14 Latin American and Caribbean Countries Adopt an Ambitious Plan of Action to Improve Access Rights in the Region

  • Principle 10
  • governance
  • freedom of information
  • equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative
  • Principle 10
  • governance
  • freedom of information
  • equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Access Initiative

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation

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