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5 Strategies that Achieve Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Simultaneously

  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • indigenous people
  • renewables
  • transportation
  • wetlands
Reroroja village
  • Climate
  • adaptation
  • agroforestry
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • indigenous people
  • renewables
  • transportation
  • wetlands
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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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What Indonesia Doesn’t Know About Peatlands Could Undermine its Climate Goals

  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • wetlands
Peat swamp forests of the Katingan Peatland Reserve in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • peatlands
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Forests
  • Indonesia
  • maps
  • wetlands
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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

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

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

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

Forests for Water

Watersheds of the Southern United States

  • ecosystem services
  • Forests
  • watersheds
  • water
  • wetlands
  • Water Quality
  • ecosystem services
  • Forests
  • watersheds
  • water
  • wetlands
  • Water Quality

Forests and Water: Green Infrastructure Can Be Less Expensive Than Gray Infrastructure

  • ecosystem services
  • Forests
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
  • wetlands
  • ecosystem services
  • Forests
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
  • wetlands
Data

Comparing the Economic and Social Value of Mangroves and Shrimp Farms

  • agriculture
  • biodiversity
  • economic valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
  • water
  • wetlands
  • agriculture
  • biodiversity
  • economic valuation
  • ecosystem services
  • natural resources
  • sustainable development
  • water
  • wetlands
Data
  • poverty
  • wetlands
Data
  • poverty
  • wetlands

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