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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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Boats in a river
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • river basins
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World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods

  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
Citizens flee floods in Sri Lanka. Photo by trokilinochchi/Wikimedia Commons.
  • Water
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • climate change
  • maps
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
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New French Satellite Imagery to Help Forest Management in the Congo Basin

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
  • river basins
When it comes to monitoring forests, the Congo Basin remains one of the most challenging environments in the world. Photo Credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • deforestation
  • Africa
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
  • river basins

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • 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
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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World’s 18 Most Water-Stressed Rivers

  • Aqueduct
  • maps
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Glen Canyon Dam in the Colorado River Basin. Photo credit: James Marvin Phelps
  • Aqueduct
  • maps
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Multinationals Need to Take Notice and Take Action on Water Risk Data

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
Brazil has 12% of the world's freshwater resources, but its industries, farms, and communities are concentrated along the coasts, unable to access much of the country's plentiful resources. Photo credit: Flickr/John Wiseman
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • river basins
  • water
  • water risk
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Aqueduct Country and River Basin Rankings

  • Business
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • indicators
  • river basins
  • data
  • Business
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • indicators
  • river basins
  • data
Data

Aqueduct Country and River Basin Rankings

  • Business
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • indicators
  • river basins
  • maps
  • Business
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • indicators
  • river basins
  • maps

Colorado River Basin Study

  • river basins
  • water
  • Aqueduct
  • river basins
  • water
  • Aqueduct

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation

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