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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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For a 1.5 C World, Cities Must Go Carbon Neutral. They Can’t Do It Alone.

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
Heidelberg, Germany
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Climate
  • global warming
  • IPCC
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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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STATEMENT: WRI Statement on Montreal Protocol Amendment to Phase Down HFCs

  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
  • GHG emissions
  • paris agreement
  • global warming
  • hfcs
  • montreal protocol
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Climate Milestones of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Signs to Watch

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
Satellite image of central U.S. storm, December 28, 2015. Photo credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • GHG emissions
  • extreme weather
  • global warming
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Greater Efficiency in Aviation and Maritime: The Double Win Trajectory

  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
The aviation and maritime sectors are an increasingly significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Bridget Coila/Flickr.
  • Economics
  • economy
  • carbon
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • global warming
  • greenhouse gases
  • innovation
  • international climate policy
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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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People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable development
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation

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