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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
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Building Climate Equity

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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
  • transportation
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Behind the Scenes at the Lima Climate Conference with WRI

  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • UNFCCC
COP 20  UN Climate Change Conference. (Lima, Peru) Photo by Greens MPs/Flickr.
  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • UNFCCC
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • ACT 2015
  • ambition
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • forest restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • REDD
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • degraded lands
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • ACT 2015
  • ambition
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • forest restoration
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • REDD
  • UNFCCC
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STATEMENT: Global Agreement “Within Reach” Following COP20 in Lima

  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • Climate Equity
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • Climate Equity
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Building Climate Equity and International Consensus from the Ground Up

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • climate finance
  • equity
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up renewable energy access; government installed solar energy in Sumba island, Indonesia. Photo by Asia Development Bank/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP20
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • climate finance
  • equity
  • human rights
  • UNFCCC
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3 Issues to Watch as Lima Climate Talks Head to the Finish Line

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
COP 20 - UN Climate Change Conference - Lima (Photo by UNFCCC)
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate agreement
  • climate finance
  • UNFCCC
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How to Make Progress on Climate Adaptation during COP 20

  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
In Lima, negotiators have a short window of opportunity to cut through a tangled knot of potential issues in order to chart a clear path to an agreement that accelerates adaptation action in Paris. Photo by UN/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • adaptation
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
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  • International Climate Action
  • ACT 2015
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Race to the Top: Driving Ambition in a 2015 Climate Agreement

  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
countries are aiming to keep global average temperature from rising 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) above pre-industrial levels. Tokyo, Japan. Photo Credit: Mike Lee/Flickr
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions inventories
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
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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
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A Time For Action: 3 Reasons to Urgently Capitalize the Green Climate Fund

  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund
Faced with the realities of climate change, developing countries are innovating to manage climate risk and kick start their transition to low carbon development. The GCF can provide the resources to scale up these actions. Photo Credit: Oxfam/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate Equity
  • ACT 2015
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Green Climate Fund

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

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

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

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