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5 Ways the World Bank’s Climate Action Plan Could Go Further

  • world bank
  • International Climate Action
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • adaptation finance
Wind Park near Kavarna, Bulgaria.
  • world bank
  • International Climate Action
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • adaptation finance
Multimedia

The Clean Air Catalyst

  • urban policy
  • urban policy
News

RELEASE: National governments can reap $12 trillion in returns, create millions of new jobs, reduce emissions through low-carbon investments in cities

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • cities
  • governance
  • low carbon cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

INSIDER: The World Bank’s Policy Lending Can Better Support Climate Action

  • coronavirus
  • green finance
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank
People with backpacks and small children walk on a dirt road away from Antanarivo.
  • coronavirus
  • green finance
  • INSIDER
  • climate finance
  • finance
  • financial institutions
  • multilateral development banks
  • world bank
Insights

Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society

  • Air Quality
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • transport
Bike riders in New York City's Prospect park
  • Air Quality
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • transport
Insights

India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • urban policy
  • health
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
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

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Insights

WRI’s Courage to Lead Dinner Envisions Sustainable Cities of the Future

  • urban policy
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
WRI Ross Prize for Cities
  • urban policy
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Insights

6 Questions on Climate and Development for the World Bank Presidential Candidates

  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • world bank
The World Bank Building in Washington, DC. Flickr/Aaron Webb
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • world bank
Insights

Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • cities for all
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Insights

4 Ways Cities Can Build More Climate-Resilient Neighborhoods

  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • urban policy
  • adaptation
  • governance
  • Urban Development
community workshop in India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • urban policy
  • adaptation
  • governance
  • Urban Development
Research

Prepared Communities

Stronger Than the Storm: 3 Lessons for Building Climate Resilience in Poor Urban Communities

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • urban policy
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • local impacts
  • sustainable cities
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • urban policy
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • local impacts
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • urban policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • urban policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
Insights

Mass Transit Is a Public Good. Everyone—Not Just Riders—Should Pay For It.

  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • India
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
Looking out onto the Delhi Metro tracks in Badarpur. Flickr/Axel Drainville
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • India
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India

RELEASE: 1.2 Billion People Living in Cities Lack Access to Affordable and Secure Housing

  • housing
  • urban policy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities
  • housing
  • urban policy
  • equity
  • sustainable cities

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