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Cities Safer by Design

Pedestrian safe street in Sao Paulo Brazil
News

RELEASE: Canada Awards Over CAD$28 Million to Scale Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Adaptation in African Cities

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • nature-based solutions
  • adaptation
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • nature-based solutions
  • adaptation
  • Water Security

How 'Complete Streets' Are Making Brazil's Cities Safer

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
People cross the street in Belo Horizonte
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
Update
Leila Surratt.
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
Update
People walking on busy market street in San Nicolas, Argentina.
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • climate finance

The Future of Extreme Heat in Cities: What We Know — and What We Don’t

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
Brick layers during in a heatwave in New Delhi, India
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
Update
Mumbai city skyline behind palms.
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
Update

New Data Dashboard Helps Cities Build Urban Resilience in a Changing Climate

  • Cities
  • nature-based solutions
  • climate policy
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • biodiversity
  • land use
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of skyscrapers and urban development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Cities
  • nature-based solutions
  • climate policy
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • biodiversity
  • land use
  • Urban Development
News

STATEMENT: UN Water Conference Delivers Some Game-Changing Commitments, Yet Far More Action and Finance Needed to Address Global Water Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development

7 Ways Faith Organizations Are Making Cities More Sustainable and Equitable

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
People distribute food in front of a mosque
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
News
water tower in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
Insights

In Iloilo City, Philippines, an Inclusive Housing Program Protects Vulnerable Communities from Flood Risks

  • Climate Resilience
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Development
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
This housing in Iloilo City, Philippines was built to provide safe shelter to people previously living in flood zones.
  • Climate Resilience
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Development
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Insights

5 Cities Show How to Thrive in Turbulent Times

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Children playing in a neighborhood park in Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Update

WRI and Partners Select 4 Winners for Digital Transport for Africa Innovation Challenge

  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • electric mobility
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • electric mobility