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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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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • private investment
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • development
  • water
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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • South Africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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PODCAST: Transportation Is the Heart of Cities

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Dockless bikes in Los Angeles.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • sustainable cities
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
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Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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Prepared Communities

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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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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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

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