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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transport
  • equity
  • transportation
A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
  • Prize for Cities
  • cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transport
  • equity
  • transportation
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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

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  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
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In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

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  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
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In Ahmedabad, India, Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

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Woman works in her home in Ahmedabad, India.
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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

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
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  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
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People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
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  • Climate Resilience
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Aqueduct Global Maps 3.0 Data

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  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water stress
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  • Water Quality
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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
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Aqueduct 3.0 Country Rankings

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  • Water Quality
  • water stress
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5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

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  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
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  • health and road safety
  • poverty
  • public health
  • sustainable cities
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WRI’s Courage to Lead Dinner Envisions Sustainable Cities of the Future

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  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
WRI Ross Prize for Cities
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News
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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
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  • 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

Restoring Rio de Janeiro’s Forests Could Save $79 Million in Water Treatment Costs

  • Water
  • forest restoration
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Rio de Janeiro is surrounded by forested hills. Photo by Carlos Ortega/Flickr
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