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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
Initiatives

Urban Development

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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
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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
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

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News
  • governance
  • human rights
  • resource rights

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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Protegiendo al Café del Cambio Climático: 3 Aprendizajes en Costa Rica

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • Latin America
Armando Navarro, productor de café costarricense
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • Latin America
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Protecting Your Coffee from Climate Change: 3 Early Lessons in Costa Rica

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • Latin America
Costa Rican coffee farmer Armando Navarro
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • governance
  • Latin America
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4 Opportunities to Shore Up the World's Coastal Ecosystems and Communities

  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • coast
  • coastal ecosystems
  • governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • oceans
The coastal city of Sisal in Mexico.
  • Ocean
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • coast
  • coastal ecosystems
  • governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • oceans
Insights

Leveraging the Ocean's Carbon Removal Potential

  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • carbon removal
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • governance
  • oceans
  • restoration
An ocean next to a cityscape.
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • carbon removal
  • explainer
  • coastal ecosystems
  • climate change
  • carbon
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • governance
  • oceans
  • restoration

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