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To Build Back from COVID-19, Don’t Overlook Informal Workers

  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty
Tamil Nadu street vendor
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
Insights

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

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • 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
  • poverty
  • public participation

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
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Energy Access Explorer

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Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
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Prepared Communities

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Informal Workers Make Cities Work For All: 3 Stories from Thailand, India and Colombia

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • world resources report
Choral Mauladia, a street vendor and trade unionist in Ahmedabad. Photo: Getty Images Reportage.
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • world resources report
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India’s Renewable Energy Push: A Win-Win for Job Creation and Electricity Access

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
Solar engineers in Tinginaput, India
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
Slum in Bangkok,
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • poverty
Insights
Housing along the canals in Bangkok.
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
Insights

A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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How Civil Society Groups Can Help Expand Energy Efficiency

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • public participation
Involving civil society organizations in the energy efficiency standards and labeling process could increase the uptake of energy-efficient appliances. Photo credit: Acumen Fund, Flickr
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • public participation

Global Efforts to Tackle Poverty and Climate Change Must Come Together

  • Climate
  • Food
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • poverty
  • low carbon 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
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • united nations

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