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Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
  • sustainable agriculture
A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
  • sustainable agriculture
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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transport
  • equity
  • transportation
A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transport
  • equity
  • transportation
Insights

In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity

In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
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In Ahmedabad, India, Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Woman works in her home in Ahmedabad, India.
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
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RELEASE: National governments can reap $12 trillion in returns, create millions of new jobs, reduce emissions through low-carbon investments in cities

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Ariel shot of a city with lots of trees.

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

STATEMENT: Brazil Sets Weak 2030 Emission Reduction Target

  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
  • National Climate Action
  • net zero
  • Brazil
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For People to Live and Thrive in a Changing Climate, Cities Need to Change – But How?

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
Green city
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities

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
News

RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities

  • Urban Transformations
  • adaptation
  • Cities
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Transformations
  • adaptation
  • Cities
  • sea level rise
News

ADVISORY: Press Call on How National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

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

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
Insights

4 Emerging Concepts that Could Transform Cities

  • biking
  • Urban Transformations
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
Sao Paulo
  • biking
  • Urban Transformations
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

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

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