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Taming Bigfoot to Safeguard the Global Commons

  • Food
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Urban Development
Cloud Gate in Chicago
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Urban Development
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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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RELEASE: Cities Need to Focus on Equitable Access to Core Services to Achieve Economic Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability

  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • world resources report
  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • world resources report
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New Urban Transport Models Can Help Create Sustainable Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Bicycles in Shanghai
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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3 Challenges to Safe and Affordable Urban Housing

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Mumbai slums
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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  • Cities
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  • Urban Development
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World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City - Framing Opportunities and Challenges

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
Kite seller in Surat
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
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Q&A with Ani Dasgupta: What’s at Stake for Cities at Habitat III?

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
People walking in Bangalore
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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Chengdu Shows How Cities Can Turn Climate Commitments into Action

  • Urban Mobility
  • Climate
  • Urban Development
Chengdu street scene
  • Urban Mobility
  • Climate
  • Urban Development
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Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
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In Cities’ War Against Climate Change, Heating and Cooling, Transport Are Key Battlegrounds

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Rooftop solar in Shanghai
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Housing along the canals in Bangkok.
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
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A New Coalition Will Prove Sustainable Cities Are Better for Growth, Better for Climate

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Bus Rapid Transit system in Bogota, Colombia.
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
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How Mobile Apps Are Improving India’s Rickshaws

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Auto ricks outside office
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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Millions in India Join Movement to Reclaim City Streets

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Top Outcome: 2015
Public gathering in India
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Top Outcome: 2015
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RELEASE: Report Provides Urban Design Recommendations for Healthier Cities, Fewer Traffic Fatalities

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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Why Africa Needs to Look to Its Cities to End Hunger

  • Cities
  • Food
  • food security
  • Urban Development
A street market in St. Lucia, South Africa. With the continent rapidly urbanizing, it’s critical that city leaders address urban food loss and waste in order to ensure sustainable development and end food insecurity. Photo by Steve Slater/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • Food
  • food security
  • Urban Development
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A suburban development outside Beijing, “Orange County” is just one of many gated communities springing up on the edges of cities worldwide. Photo by Andrew Stokols/WRI.
  • Urban Development