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Paris’ Vision for a ‘15-Minute City’ Sparks a Global Movement

  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • cities for all
  • transportation
A street closed off for pedestrians to explore a market in Paris
  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • cities for all
  • transportation
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Stakeholder Engagement Underpins a Bold Roadmap to Zero-carbon Buildings in Türkiye

  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • Buildings
A photo of Istanbul, Turkey from the water
  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • Buildings
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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

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

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
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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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
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
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Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
Eskişehir, Turkey
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
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  • Cities
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development

ADVISORY: Press Teleconference: What to Look For at the World Urban Forum (WUF7)

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • public transit

7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

3 Signs of Progress in Curbing the Illegal Wood Trade

  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
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33 Cities Test New Framework for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories

  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • UNFCCC
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • UNFCCC

3 Big Opportunities to Transform Transportation

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety