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What Does "Net-Zero Emissions" Mean? 8 Common Questions, Answered

  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • decarbonization
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
Countries need a variety of solutions, including renewable energy and healthy forests, to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI.
  • carbon budget
  • carbon removal
  • decarbonization
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • greenhouse gases
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According to New IPCC Report, the World Is on Track to Exceed its “Carbon Budget” in 12 Years

  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
Coal plant
  • carbon budget
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • IPCC
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Meet the Experts: Q&A with Brenda Medeiros

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
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Climate Science, Explained in 10 Graphics

  • carbon budget
  • paris agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • local impacts
  • UNFCCC
World's biggest emitters
  • carbon budget
  • paris agreement
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • local impacts
  • UNFCCC
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3 Reasons Why Fossil Fuel Companies Should Disclose Their Reserves

  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • oil and gas
Coal Barge
  • Energy
  • Business
  • carbon budget
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • coal
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • emissions inventories
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • oil and gas

Rio Olympics’ Legacy: Urban Mobility

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • transportation
Highway in Brazil
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • transportation
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Creating a Common Narrative for Financing a Sustainable Urban Future

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • finance
  • investment
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
TransMilenio
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • finance
  • investment
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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4 Keys to Unlock Innovative Urban Services for All

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • health and road safety
  • transport
Two people crossing with luggage in front of tramway, Historic Peninsula, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • health and road safety
  • transport
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Real-Time Transit Data Is Good for People and Cities. What’s Holding This Technology Back?

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • transport
Residents away a bus in the port city of Saint Denis
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • transport
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Transforming Our Cities into the Cities We Need

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
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After COP21, Time to Use Sustainable Transport to Make Good on Climate Commitments

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • compact of mayors
  • COP21
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • INDC
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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Sustainable Transport: Building Equitable and Low-Carbon Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • human rights
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
BRT and bike lane
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • human rights
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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COP21 Glossary of Terms Guiding the Long-term Emissions-Reduction Goal

  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Solar panels in London, Ontario.
  • International Climate Action
  • carbon budget
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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How to Make Cities Safer by Design

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • health and road safety
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • health and road safety
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

Mexico City’s Car Congestion Slows Economic Growth, Costs Businesses

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Motorized vehicles are responsible for nearly half of Mexico City's greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Curt Carnemark / World Bank
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

4 Inspirations for Sustainable Transport from Rio de Janeiro

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation
 BRT in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Benoit Colin/EMBARQ.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • technology
  • transport
  • transportation

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
With the new investment to modernize and expand Metrobús, Mexico City is making high quality sustainable mobility a reality for its residents. Photo by Taís Policanti/EMBARQ Mexico.
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

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