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The Payoffs of Open Climate Data

  • open access
  • Climate
  • climate data
  • governance
Ramani Huria workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • open access
  • Climate
  • climate data
  • governance
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This Interactive Chart Shows Changes in the World's Top 10 Emitters

  • climatewatch
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • climate data
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • International Climate Action
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France
  • climatewatch
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • climate data
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • International Climate Action

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
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INSIDER: How Can Governments and Businesses Accelerate Climate Action? Through “Data and Ambition Loops”

  • 2020
  • INSIDER
  • ambition
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • international climate policy
  • transparency
Loops can be fun. And they might save the planet! Flickr/Camille Gevaudan
  • 2020
  • INSIDER
  • ambition
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • climate business
  • international climate policy
  • transparency
Insights
  • open access
  • data
  • Africa
  • climate data
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When It Comes to Climate and Security, “We’re All in the Same Canoe”

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • climate data
  • climate change
High level climate event in Brussels, June 22, 2018
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • climate data
  • climate change
News

RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities

ADVISORY: Rethinking Urban Transportation: How Can Cycling And Public Space Contribute to Better Cities?

  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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PREP-aring for a Changing Climate by Harnessing the Data Revolution

  • resilience
  • data
  • adaptation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • local impacts
Flooding in Bangkok
  • resilience
  • data
  • adaptation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • local impacts
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RELEASE: New Public-Private Partnership Launched to Help Communities Bridge Gap Between Climate Data and Resiliency Planning

  • maps
  • resilience
  • data visualization
  • climate science
  • adaptation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • maps
  • resilience
  • data visualization
  • climate science
  • adaptation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • local impacts
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When Could the Paris Agreement Take Effect? Interactive Map Sheds Light

  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate data
  • international climate policy
  • maps
  • UNFCCC
The Paris Agreement Tracker
  • COP21
  • paris agreement
  • climate data
  • international climate policy
  • maps
  • UNFCCC
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Ranking the World’s Most Water-Stressed Countries in 2040

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • indicators
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
14 of the 33 likely most water stressed countries in 2040 are in the Middle East. (Dubai, UAE) Photo by Jason Mrachina/Flickr.
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • data
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • indicators
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Counting Trees to Save the Woods: Using Big Data to Map Deforestation

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • forest restoration
  • global forest watch
  • maps
What can other big data initiatives seeking to combat climate change learn from the Global Forest Watch? Photo Credit: CIAT/Flickr
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • forest restoration
  • global forest watch
  • maps
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Explore Changing Global Emissions through Interactive Maps

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
The world's major emitters have changed significantly over the past few decades. Photo credit: Jon Pinder, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • climate data
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transport demand management strategies help wane commuters off the private car and make sustainable transport alternatives more viable, easing congestion and improving quality of life in cities. Photo Credit: Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • road safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

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