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A Safe City is a Just City

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety

New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Are a “Win-Win-Win”

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
Heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, make up 20 percent of total U.S. transport emissions. Photo credit: Kathy Doucette, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • GHG emissions
  • Climate
Insights

7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
Initiatives

EMBARQ

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7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Research

Weaving the Net

Boom and Bus: How Public Transport Can Curb Road Deaths as Our Cities Grow

  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
BRT system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: Guilherme Mendes Thomaz, Flickr
  • public transit
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

3 Signs of Progress in Curbing the Illegal Wood Trade

  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities

3 Big Opportunities to Transform Transportation

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • transportation

STATEMENT: EPA Finalizes New Clean Air Standards For Boilers - A “Gift for People and the Planet”

  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • greenhouse gases
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • U.S. policy
  • greenhouse gases

Comparison of Actual and Projected Corporate Average Fuel Economy for New Passenger Vehicles

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climate policy
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climate policy
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy

Hotspots of Urban Encroachment on Southern Forests (2000-2020)

  • Forests
  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • deforestation
Videos

Cities in Focus | New York City

  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities

The Going Rate