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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds

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

  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • local impacts
  • poverty
Tamil Nadu street vendor
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • local impacts
  • poverty
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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
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • climate change
  • 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

Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Protests in Santiago, Chile
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
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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
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electricity
  • Africa
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
Data

Aqueduct Global Maps 3.0 Data

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
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17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
Lake Hume, Australia
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
Data

Aqueduct 3.0 Country Rankings

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
Initiatives

Energy Access Explorer

kutch sunset.jpg
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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
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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
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Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • India
  • poverty
  • sustainable cities
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
green infrastructure
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Forests
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • nutrient pollution
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • nutrient pollution
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
  • water
  • Water Quality
Insights

Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report

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