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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
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INSIDER: 3 Tips for Companies Navigating the Use of Carbon Credits from Nature

  • Business
  • carbon removal
  • INSIDER
  • net zero
  • deforestation
  • carbon
  • Forests
  • offsets
  • Business
  • carbon removal
  • INSIDER
  • net zero
  • deforestation
  • carbon
  • Forests
  • offsets

INSIDER: Designing Low-carbon Product Standards for Cement and Steel in the United States

  • Climate
  • decarbonization
  • INSIDER
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon
  • Climate
  • decarbonization
  • INSIDER
  • GHG
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon
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Urban Development

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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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INSIDER: Can a Traffic-light System Help China End Environmentally Harmful Overseas Investments?

  • INSIDER
  • coal
  • China
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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  • INSIDER
  • coal
  • China
  • finance
  • fossil fuels
  • investment
  • renewable energy
  • renewables
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INSIDER: Three Ways to Improve Direct Access to the Green Climate Fund

  • INSIDER
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
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  • INSIDER
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

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INSIDER: How Land Use Paints a Clearer Picture of Urban Life

  • data map
  • INSIDER
  • land use
  • data
  • cities
  • maps
  • mapping
  • sustainable cities
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  • data map
  • INSIDER
  • land use
  • data
  • cities
  • maps
  • mapping
  • sustainable cities

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
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INSIDER: 4 Key Topics Climate Negotiators Must Resolve by COP26

  • Climate
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • INSIDER
  • paris rulebook
  • paris agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
  • COP26
  • Climate
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • INSIDER
  • paris rulebook
  • paris agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • UNFCCC
  • COP26
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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INSIDER: Using Transformative Partnerships to Create Change

  • INSIDER
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • finance
  • investment
  • markets
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  • INSIDER
  • sustainable development goals
  • Economics
  • finance
  • investment
  • markets
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INSIDER: The World Bank’s Policy Lending Can Better Support Climate Action

  • coronavirus
  • green finance
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank
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  • coronavirus
  • green finance
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank
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INSIDER: Funding Climate Goals: 3 Lessons from Fiji

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • INSIDER
  • economy
  • adaptation
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • oceans
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  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • INSIDER
  • economy
  • adaptation
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • oceans
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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
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • equity
  • green infrastructure
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
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  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • INSIDER
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security

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