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How Climate Change Affects Health and How Countries Can Respond

  • adaptation
  • health
  • public health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
Health workers in Kenya prepare supplies in front of a window with children looking through on the other side.
  • adaptation
  • health
  • public health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch
  • climatewatch-pinned
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Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
People getting water in India
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • public health
  • water
Insights

COVID-19 Could Affect Cities for Years. Here Are 4 Ways They’re Coping Now.

  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • health
  • public health
  • transportation
New York city transit
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • health
  • public health
  • transportation

US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • United States
MTA New York City Transit
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health
Panoramic view of wind farm
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • public health

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Insights

To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • governance
  • Indonesia
  • people-oriented cities
  • poverty
  • public participation
Insights

From Mangroves to Tin Roofs: Fiji Uses Built and Natural Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • natural infrastructure
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
A house on stilts on the outskirts of Lautoka City, Fiji
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • natural infrastructure
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
Insights

Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Africa
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • health and road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • public health
  • Urban Development
Insights

In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Africa
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • Kenya
  • public health
  • renewable energy
  • solar

STATEMENT: Fourth National Climate Assessment Confirms Climate Change Will Affect All Regions and All Sectors of U.S. Economy

  • Air Quality
  • water scarcity
  • wildfires
  • climate science
  • coast
  • ecosystem services
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • health
  • local impacts
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • Air Quality
  • water scarcity
  • wildfires
  • climate science
  • coast
  • ecosystem services
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • health
  • local impacts
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • United States
Insights

Making Food Production and Land Use More Sustainable Could Yield $2.3 Trillion in Economic Benefits

  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • public health
  • restoration
Harvesting oil palm in Indonesia.
  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • public health
  • restoration
News

RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities

ADVISORY: Rethinking Urban Transportation: How Can Cycling And Public Space Contribute to Better Cities?

  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
News

STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Insights

How to Make Cities Safer by Design

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • health and road safety
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • health and road safety
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Research

Cities Safer by Design

Pedestrian safe street in Sao Paulo Brazil

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