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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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What’s Food Loss and Waste Got to Do with Sustainable Development? A Lot, Actually.

  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
Food worth $750 billion is lost or wasted every year. Photo by Garry Knight/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
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Sustainable Development Goals: Setting a New Course for People and Planet

  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The unveiling of the Sustainable Development Goals next week will be a milestone moment for our collective future. Photo by US Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome/Flickr
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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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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Quick Perspective on UN Secretary-General’s Vision for a Post-2015 Agenda

  • Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • finance
  • human rights
  • IPCC
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • sustainable strategy
  • united nations
Photo by UNDP via OXFAM/Flickr.
  • Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • development
  • finance
  • human rights
  • IPCC
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • sustainable strategy
  • united nations
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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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Towards A New Global Development Agenda: 5 Key Questions

  • Governance
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • Governance
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • development
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals

Why Community Land Rights Belong in the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Governance
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
The proposed Sustainable Development Goals leave out a critical component of improving rural livelihoods—securing community land rights. Photo credit: Jane Boles, Flickr
  • Governance
  • International Climate Action
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • Latin America
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

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

5 Big Energy Stories of 2013

  • Governance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
President Barack Obama at the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
  • Governance
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
This week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon will address two of the most pressing challenges of our time: poverty and climate change. Photo credit: M. DeFreese/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
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4 Issues to Watch: Recommendations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda

  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations
  • equity
  • governance
  • millennium development goals
  • poverty
  • sustainable development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

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

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