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The Costs and Benefits Appraisal Tool for Transit Buses

  • buses
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • transport
  • buses
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • transport
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For a 1.5 C World, Cities Must Go Carbon Neutral. They Can’t Do It Alone.

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Heidelberg, Germany
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
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The View from the Bus: Better Transportation Means Better Lives

  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Pablo Bautista and his mother, Brenda, tracing their bus route
  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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How Did Shenzhen, China Build World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet?

  • buses
  • China
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Electric buses in China
  • buses
  • China
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
News

STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
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Climate Milestones of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Signs to Watch

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
Satellite image of central U.S. storm, December 28, 2015. Photo credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
Insights

Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy

3 Ways Sao Paulo's Companies Helped Curb Traffic Congestion

  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
Sao Paulo is partnering with private companies to reduce the number of cars on the road, making streets more people-oriented. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • buses
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation

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

To Maracanã and Beyond: World Cup Brings Sustainable Transport Benefits to Brazil

  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
Although Brazilian cities have received criticism for short-sighted World Cup infrastructure, examples like Belo Horizonte's MOVE bus rapid transit (BRT) will generate benefits long after the final whistle blows. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brazil.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Brazil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
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4 Ways Cities Benefit from Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • transportation
New research shows that bus rapid transit (BRT) systems like Bogotá's TransMilenio (pictured) have a wide range of benefits for quality of life in cities. Photo by EMBARQ.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • transportation
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Smart Urban Design for India’s Sustainable Future

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
Passengers board Indore's new iBus. Photo credit: EMBARQ
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities

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