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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
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Initiatives

New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Insights

California Sleepwalks into Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • us policy
  • Water
  • water risk
  • water stress
California's drought has dragged on for four years. Photo by Yana Edwin Murphy/Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • natural resources
  • us policy
  • Water
  • water risk
  • water stress

ADVISORY: Transforming Transportation 2015: Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

Tar Sands Threaten World’s Largest Boreal Forest

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
Canada’s boreal forests feature mountain ranges; forested plains, bogs, and peatlands; coniferous and mixed forests; and millions of waterways. Photo credit: Ken Owen, Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels

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

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • 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
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • Mexico
  • 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
  • road safety
  • Mexico
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • road safety
  • 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
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Research

Weaving the Net

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources

10 Ways to Cut Global Food Loss and Waste

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
Research

Shifting the Power

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