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RELEASE: South Africa Joins WRI, Coalition for Urban Transitions in Supporting Green and Equitable Urban Recovery After COVID-19

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • south africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • south africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • south africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • south africa
  • water
Insights

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • south africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • south africa
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • south africa
  • Urban Development
Warwick Junction
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • south africa
  • Urban Development
Insights

3 Things Cities Can Learn from Cape Town’s Impending “Day Zero” Water Shut-Off

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • maps
  • natural infrastructure
  • south africa
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • maps
  • natural infrastructure
  • south africa
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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South Africa Pledges to Peak Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2025

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • south africa
  • UNFCCC
South Africa is the first country to apply a carbon budget approach to determine whether its INDC represents a fair share of global emission reductions. Photo by Lollie-Pop/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gases
  • INDC
  • international climate policy
  • south africa
  • UNFCCC

WRI Calls South Africa INDC Submission "Encouraging"

  • international climate policy
  • south africa
  • UNFCCC
  • international climate policy
  • south africa
  • UNFCCC
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Building BRICS in Restoration—The China-Brazil Landscape Restoration Exchange

  • Brazil
  • China
  • agriculture
  • china
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • India
  • south africa
More than half of Brazil's native vegetation grows on private land. (Brazil) Photo by monocletophat123/Flickr.
  • Brazil
  • China
  • agriculture
  • china
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • India
  • south africa
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Finding Solutions for South Africa’s Coal-Fired Energy and Water Problems

  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • coal
  • Africa
  • fossil fuels
  • south africa
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
A communal water tap in Soweto, South Africa. Photo credit: E. Muench, Wikimedia Commons
  • Water
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • coal
  • Africa
  • fossil fuels
  • south africa
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress

Lessons from Mexico: Mobilizing Investment in Wind Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • south africa
  • sustainable development
Thanks to government-led programs supported by international partners, Mexico installed 1240 MW of wind generation capacity by 2012. Photo credit: neusbordas/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • climate investment funds
  • climate finance
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • south africa
  • sustainable development
Insights

Lessons from South Africa: Mobilizing Investment in Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • south africa
  • sustainable development
When it comes to renewable energy, South Africa has considerable, unrealized potential. Some estimate that wind power generation potential in South Africa could reach 80.54 TWh, which could be realized with an installed capacity of 30.6 GW. Photo credit: Lollie-Pop/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate investment funds
  • mobilizing clean energy finance
  • renewable energy
  • south africa
  • sustainable development
Insights

Lessons from the C40 Mayors Summit: Scaling Up Solutions for Resilient, Livable Cities

  • Cities
  • Climate
  • south africa
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Cape Town has a robust transport demand management (TDM) strategy that includes promoting higher vehicle occupancies. Photo Credit: Warren Rohner, Flickr 2012
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • south africa
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
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Outcomes of Johannesburg

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