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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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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
Initiatives

Prize for Cities

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Steps to Aid US Fossil Fuel Workers in the Clean Energy Transition

  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • Climate Equity
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  • coronavirus
  • coal
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • Climate Equity

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

7 Things to Know About Renewable Natural Gas

  • Energy
  • explainer
  • renewable natural gas
  • climate change
  • natural gas
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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  • Energy
  • explainer
  • renewable natural gas
  • climate change
  • natural gas
  • renewable energy
  • United States

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
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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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

COVID-19 Bailouts Should Target Oil and Gas Workers and Communities, Not Companies

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States
Two workers walking to a natural gas fracking operation. Photo by Justin Woolford/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • decarbonization
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States

Ranking 41 US States Decoupling Emissions and GDP Growth

  • Economics
  • decarbonization
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • coal
  • climate policy
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • natural gas
  • renewable energy
  • United States
A man in a cowboy hat stands under the solar panels of his ranch's water pump. Photo by Lance Cheung/USDA.
  • Economics
  • decarbonization
  • US Climate Initiatve
  • coal
  • climate policy
  • economy
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • natural gas
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Initiatives

Renewable Natural Gas

News

RELEASE: Rogier van den Berg Joins WRI to Lead Sustainable Urban Development Work

  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

CO2 Emissions Climb to an All-Time High (Again) in 2019: 6 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • COP25
  • decarbonization
  • coal
  • climate change
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
Smokestacks
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • COP25
  • decarbonization
  • coal
  • climate change
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas

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