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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
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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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A Green Recovery Starts with Cities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • climate policy
  • cities
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • climate policy
  • cities
  • Climate
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  • green infrastructure
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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
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  • cities
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STATEMENT: New Coalition Calls for the US To Go "All In" on Climate Action

  • US Climate Initiatve
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • cities
  • United States
  • US Climate Initiatve
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INSIDER: How Land Use Paints a Clearer Picture of Urban Life

  • data map
  • INSIDER
  • land use
  • data
  • cities
  • maps
  • mapping
  • sustainable cities
An aerial view of Mexico City.
  • data map
  • INSIDER
  • land use
  • data
  • cities
  • maps
  • mapping
  • sustainable cities

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
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  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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RELEASE: South Africa Joins WRI, Coalition for Urban Transitions in Supporting Green and Equitable Urban Recovery After COVID-19

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • decarbonization
  • electricity
  • cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
Power lines at sunset.
  • decarbonization
  • electricity
  • cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • markets
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • sustainable cities
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As the UN Turns 75, Countries Should Embrace a Shared Vision of a Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Future

  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • paris agreement
  • Business
  • cities
  • climate change
  • governance
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
  • united nations
Country flags leading to the entrance of the United Nations.
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • paris agreement
  • Business
  • cities
  • climate change
  • governance
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable business
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
  • united nations

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water
Rendering of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Forest
  • cities
  • Forests
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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • economy
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • low carbon development
  • palm oil
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • economy
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • low carbon development
  • palm oil
  • renewable energy
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Germany’s COVID-19 Stimulus Prioritizes Low-carbon Investments

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
electric vehicle charging station
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • cities
  • governance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • cities
  • governance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
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Raising Climate Ambition in the Time of COVID-19

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • resilience
  • investment
  • low carbon development
People working on solar panels
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • resilience
  • investment
  • low carbon development
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4 Investment Areas to Stimulate China's Economy After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • China
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • China
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable cities
  • transport

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