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So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • climate change
Resilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • climate change
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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

INSIDER: Tracking Adaptation at the National Level: Making Progress in Fiji

  • INSIDER
  • climate policy
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
Fiji is preparing best practices for how countries can set goals for adapting for climate change.
  • INSIDER
  • climate policy
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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Adapting from the Ground Up

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What Does the “Pathway to Paris” Mean for Adaptation?

  • International Climate Action
  • Governance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
A growing number of studies show that communities around the world are already experiencing the effects of climate change in the form of extreme heat, unpredictable weather and sea level rise. (Punjab region, Pakistan) Photo by Tariq Saeed/IRIN.
  • International Climate Action
  • Governance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
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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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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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Estimating Climate Finance Mobilization Toward $100 Billion and Beyond

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate investment funds
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • investment
Making the transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is going to take a lot of investment, and the limited budgets of the public sector can’t tackle it alone. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP20
  • climate investment funds
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • investment
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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

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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A Business Case for Building Climate Resilience

  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • vulnerability
Daniel Dowling of PriceWaterhouseCoopers was part of a week-long climate finance event in Songdo, South-Korea.
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • vulnerability
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Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises: Key Players in Climate Adaptation

  • Business
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • vulnerability
A solar installation in Kirambo, Rwanda. Photo credit: SolarEnima, Flickr
  • Business
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • vulnerability
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3 Ways Multinational Corporations Can Help Vulnerable Communities Adapt to Climate Change

  • Governance
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • Business
  • business risk
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • vulnerability
Poor communities in developing nations are especially vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, and other climate change impacts. Photo credit: P. Casier, CGIAR
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • Business
  • business risk
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • vulnerability
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Adapting to Climate Change: The Private Sector’s Role

  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • vulnerability
The World Bank estimates that developing countries need $70-$100 billion per year through 2050 to meet current and future climate adaptation needs. Photo credit: Ollivier Girard/ CIFOR
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • vulnerability

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

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

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