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TUMI E-Bus Mission

DC Circulator, Washington DC first electric passenger bus for the Department of Transportation (DDOT)
Insights

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
Insights

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
Insights

As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Insights

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
Initiatives
Reels of colorful yarn
Insights

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
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
News

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
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
News
  • Air Quality
  • cities
  • sustainable cities
Multimedia

Solving Water-related Conflicts

  • podcasts
  • Water
  • podcasts
  • Water

The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Water
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Water
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
Insights

Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds

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
  • paris agreement
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • cities
  • United States
Insights

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
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • 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
Insights

How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • stormwater
  • water
  • watersheds
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • stormwater
  • water
  • watersheds
Insights

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

How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Water
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • water
  • watersheds
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • monitoring and evaluation
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • water
  • watersheds

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