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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
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
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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
  • governance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
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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
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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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
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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
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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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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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How to Finance a New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • green infrastructure
  • investment
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • wind
Rooftop solar panel in Khulna District, Bangladesh
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • paris agreement
  • climate change
  • green infrastructure
  • investment
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • wind

A Infraestrutura Natural pode ajudar a resolver a Crise Hídrica nas Cidades Brasileiras

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Projeto de restauração da Mata Atlântica relacionado ao Fundo de Águas do rio Guandu no estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Natural Infrastructure Could Help Solve Brazilian Cities’ Water Crises

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
An Atlantic Forest restoration project from the Guandu Water Fund project site in Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: Suzanne Ozment
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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“Revaluing” Ecosystems to Include Nature’s Value on Balance Sheets

  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
While oceans support lucrative fisheries, these benefits are rarely accounted for in ledgers. Photo by Pedro Ramirez Jr./U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Forests
  • Water
  • ecosystem valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • Business
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
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Why We Need Solutions at Scale to Solve Today’s Urban Challenges

  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
The ICLEI World Congress takes place in Seoul, South Korea this year, and serves to connect city leaders, enable collaborative partnerships, and facilitate knowledge-sharing for more sustainable development around the world. Photo by Seoul Korea/Flickr.
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

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