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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

STATEMENT: Biden Administration Releases American Jobs Plan with Major Clean Energy Investments

  • infrastructure
  • climate legislation
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • United States
  • infrastructure
  • climate legislation
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • United States
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Urban Development

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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
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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Prize for Cities

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Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development
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  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • cities
  • finance
  • Urban Development

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
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
News

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
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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How Can Citizens Contribute to a Sustainable Recovery? Early Lessons from the French Citizens' Assembly

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
  • green economy
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  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
  • green economy

Want to Help the US Economy? Rethink the Trillion Trees Act

  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • forest restoration
  • United States
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  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • forest restoration
  • United States
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RELEASE: Rogier van den Berg Joins WRI to Lead Sustainable Urban Development Work

  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Initiatives
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STATEMENT: Another Bipartisan Carbon Pricing Bill Introduced in the House

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change

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