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5 Ways China’s Cities Can Drive Equitable and Sustainable Urbanization

  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
A close-up of shrubbery with skyscrapers in the distant background.
  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
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4 Investment Areas to Stimulate China's Economy After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Economics
  • Health & Road Safety
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • coronavirus
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Economics
  • Health & Road Safety
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RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Buildings
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  • Cities
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Regional Integration Could Be Key to China’s Climate Action

  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics
  • low carbon development
Chongqing, a city in China’s Yangtze River Delta
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Economics
  • low carbon development

ADVISORY: High-Level Briefing on China-U.S. Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
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China wind farm
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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China Champions Green Finance in the G20

  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
River in Hangzhou, China
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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23 Chinese Cities Commit to Peak Carbon Emissions by 2030

  • Climate
  • low carbon development
U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit in Beijing. Photo credit: Wee Kean Fong
  • Climate
  • low carbon development
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  • Cities
  • emissions
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5 Questions: What Does China’s New Five-Year Plan Mean for Climate Action?

  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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A Golden Opportunity for China to Embrace Green Growth

  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Manufacturing solar cells in Wuxi, China.
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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With New Guidelines, China’s Green Bond Market Poised to Take Off in the Year of the Monkey

  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Solar cell manufacturing center in Wuxi, China.
  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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Greening Finance: A View from Beijing

  • Business
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
The recent CCICED meeting took place in Beijing, China. Photo by Francisco Anzola/Flickr.
  • Business
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
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By Taking 5 Steps, China Can Start Leading the Green Finance Revolution

  • Business
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer presents Green Finance task force report at CCICED annual general meeting in Beijing, China. Photo by Lawrence MacDonald.
  • Business
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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China’s Climate Action Is Well Underway

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
What steps are China taking to achieve pledges and provide leadership? (Shanghai, China) Photo by leniners/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
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4 Lessons from Beijing and Shanghai Show How China’s Cities Can Curb Car Congestion

  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities
Traffic in Shanghai, China. Photo by Carlos ZGZ/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities
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Asia’s Investment Bank: A New Chapter in Sustainable Development

  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) can be a powerful force for improving infrastructure in the developing world—but only if its investments benefit local communities and the environment. Photo by World Bank/Flickr.
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
  • low carbon development
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New Pilot Program Aims to Expand Energy Efficiency in Chinese Cities

  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
Retrofitting public buildings to be more energy efficient is an important step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions in China. Photo by Brendan Corey Benson/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • Paris Agreement
  • transportation

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