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How Emerging Economies Can Pursue Green Recoveries

  • Climate
  • green economy
  • forest restoration
  • coronavirus
Gede Pangrango National Park, Situ Gunung, Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • forest restoration
  • coronavirus

4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • green economy
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • regulation
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Nigeria Moves Toward a Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • green economy
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
A sprawling city underneath a cloudy sky.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
  • green economy
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
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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
Members of the French Citizens' Convention gathered in a meeting hall.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • climate legislation
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Europe
  • governance
  • green economy

12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy

  • US Climate Initiatve
  • economy
  • climate change
  • green economy
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
Solar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr.
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • economy
  • climate change
  • green economy
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
  • United States
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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STATEMENT: Modest Progress to Bring Sustainability and Economic Growth Together at G20

  • Economics
  • paris agreement
  • China
  • finance
  • green economy
  • Economics
  • paris agreement
  • China
  • finance
  • green economy
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The Smart Money Is Going Green

  • paris agreement
  • green economy
  • renewable energy
  • World Economic Forum in Davos
10 four panels installed from ground level
  • paris agreement
  • green economy
  • renewable energy
  • World Economic Forum in Davos

As China’s Xi Heads to Washington, Look for Progress on Climate Change

  • Climate
  • economy
  • China
  • climate change
  • green economy
Realizing President Xi’s commitment on climate depends on perseverance with broader economic, financial and institutional reforms. Photo by APEC 2013/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • economy
  • China
  • climate change
  • green economy
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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International Development Finance Club Commits $89 Billion to Climate Finance in 2013

  • Climate
  • economy
  • development
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • green economy
  • international policy
The IDFC can direct more finance to adaptation. Photo by University College London/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • economy
  • development
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • green economy
  • international policy

How the US Can Save Billions by Reducing Electricity Use

  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Homes and commercial buildings account for 74 percent of electricity demand in the United States, making them a critical part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Photo Credit: Justin Brown, Flickr
  • Energy
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
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By the Numbers: The New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • degraded lands
  • economy
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • restoration
  • sustainable cities
A new report shows that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together. Photo credit: Walmart, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • degraded lands
  • economy
  • energy efficiency
  • green economy
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
  • restoration
  • sustainable cities

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

Blue-Green Opportunities: Energy Efficiency and Jobs Impacts in the U.S. Manufacturing Resurgence

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States
A study of aggregate U.S. job impacts found that energy efficiency and solar energy generate more direct jobs than coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Photo credit: PNNL, 2012
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • green economy
  • manufacturing
  • United States

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation

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