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

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

STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
Insights

Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
People getting water in India
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
Insights

City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • 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
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • 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
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation

Brazil’s Fire Ban Correlates to a Reduction in Amazon Wildfires. The Ban Just Lifted.

  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • forest monitoring
  • Brazil
Brazil fires
  • Forests
  • wildfires
  • forest monitoring
  • Brazil

In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off

  • Forests
  • social landscapes
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • Gender
Planting native trees in Juruti. Joana Oliveira/WRI Brasil
  • Forests
  • social landscapes
  • Brazil
  • forest restoration
  • Gender

What Can Global Forest Watch Tell Us About the Fires in Brazil?

  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch
GFW Satellite Fires image
  • Climate
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • wildfires
  • Brazil
  • climate change
  • global forest watch

A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • forest restoration
Insights

Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals

The Other Brazilian Rainforest: Why Restoring the Atlantic Forest Can Help Tackle Climate Change

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
Christ the Redeemer statue in Tijuca National park, part of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest. Photo by Chico Mendes Conservation Institute.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • agroforestry
  • forest restoration
  • reforestation
  • restoration
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report

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