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Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States
Charlotte skyline. Photo by James Willamor/Flickr
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
  • tariffs
  • United States

Will Mexico’s Growing Avocado Industry Harm Its Forests?

  • Mexico
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Avocado
  • Mexico
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests

P4G Partnerships at Work: Green Logistics in China, Fighting Food Waste in Indonesia and ZEBRA Transit in Latin America

  • Indonesia
  • China
  • Mexico
  • Climate Resilience
  • NDC partnership
  • ndcsdg
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
Package recycling station
  • Indonesia
  • China
  • Mexico
  • Climate Resilience
  • NDC partnership
  • ndcsdg
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17

Powering Ahead with Solar, Despite Trump Tariffs

  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States
Solar panels at Nevada Crescent Dunes
  • Energy
  • the trump administration
  • low carbon development
  • solar
  • tariffs
  • United States

Mexico’s 3 Big Steps Towards Comprehensive Carbon Pricing

  • carbon pricing
  • G20 Climate Progress
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • international climate policy
  • Mexico
  • UNFCCC
Mexican flag
  • carbon pricing
  • G20 Climate Progress
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • international climate policy
  • Mexico
  • UNFCCC

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency

Mexico Can Save $26 Billion Through its National Climate Plan

  • National Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • Mexico
Cement Tower with tyre fuel
  • National Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • Mexico
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Building a More Competitive Mexico City Through Energy Efficiency

  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Mexico City skyline. Photo by Storkholm Photography/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
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3 Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Finance
  • China
  • Climate
  • climate business
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • Latin America
  • low carbon development
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • multilateral development banks
  • new climate agreement
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
Leaders at COP20 can explore a range of sources for financing low-carbon urban development including multilateral investment banks, private investors, and innovative initatives like the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions or climate-themed bonds. (Mexico City, Mexico) Photo by Boris G/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Finance
  • China
  • Climate
  • climate business
  • climate finance
  • COP20
  • Latin America
  • low carbon development
  • Mexico
  • Mexico City
  • multilateral development banks
  • new climate agreement
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)

People-Oriented Cities: 3 Key Elements for Quality Public Transport

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Quality, user-friendly public transport systems provide a viable alternative to the private car and help build livable, accessible cities. Photo Credit: Alejandro Luna/EMBARQ Mexico
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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10 Questions that Shine a Light on Electricity Prices

  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity tariffs
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • tariffs
Globally, electricity tariffs have sparked questions about the equitable distribution of costs and have, in some cases, led to social unrest and controversy. Photo credit: Alexandre Baron/Flickr
  • Governance
  • Energy
  • electricity tariffs
  • governance
  • improving electricity governance
  • tariffs

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

Cities in Focus | Mexico City Metrobús

  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Cities
  • south america
  • Mexico
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Cities
  • south america
  • Mexico

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