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A Green Recovery Starts with Cities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • climate policy
  • cities
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • climate policy
  • cities
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities

The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Water
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Water
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
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  • Water Quality
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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
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • cities
  • governance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • 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
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
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  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
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INSIDER: Green Infrastructure Can Save Water Suppliers Money. Now You Can Estimate How Much.

  • Water
  • Economics
  • INSIDER
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • stormwater
Riverside trees in Atlanta's 4th Ward Park. Flickr/DeepRoot
  • Water
  • Economics
  • INSIDER
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • stormwater

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
green infrastructure
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality

12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
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  • cities for all
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Governance
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • Principle 10
  • public participation
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3 Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future

  • paris agreement
  • Economics
  • green infrastructure
  • investment
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
Solar panel installation in Rwanda
  • paris agreement
  • Economics
  • green infrastructure
  • investment
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
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A Global Greening: Green Building Certification Programs Make Gains

  • Buildings
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainability initiative
WRI office renovated lobby
  • Buildings
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainability initiative

When Improving America’s Infrastructure, Don’t Forget Forests

  • Water
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • watersheds
Watershed
  • Water
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • watersheds

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