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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
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
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
Insights

In a Broken Food System, Consumers Have More Power Than They Realize

  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste
Farmers’ market in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • Food Loss and Waste

If Climate Change Is the Existential Crisis of Our Age, Why Isn’t it Getting More Attention?

  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
California drought
  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

ADVISORY: Transforming Transportation 2015: Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity

  • Cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development

People-Oriented Cities: 3 Key Elements for Quality Public Transport

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Quality, user-friendly public transport systems provide a viable alternative to the private car and help build livable, accessible cities. Photo Credit: Alejandro Luna/EMBARQ Mexico
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Insights

High Water Stress Jeopardizes One-Third of World’s Corn Crop

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Water limits to corn production are likely to be exacerbated as climate change alters global precipitation patterns. Photo Credit: Jane/Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Food
  • food security
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress

RELEASE: Farmed Fish Production Must More than Double by 2050, New Analysis Finds

  • aquaculture
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Food
  • food security
  • aquaculture
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Food
  • food security

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

New Report Offers Menu of Solutions to Close the Global Food Gap

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • degraded lands
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • degraded lands
Research

Weaving the Net

10 Ways to Cut Global Food Loss and Waste

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
Research

Growing Green

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