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How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Power lines at sunset.
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

RELEASE: Safe, Affordable Sanitation a Pipe Dream for Too Many Households in Global South

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • health
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • health

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • transportation

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

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts

Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles? The Uncertain Road Ahead

  • public transit
  • transportation
self-driving car
  • public transit
  • transportation

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development

In Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Breaking Car Addictions Starts in the Workplace

  • Urban Mobility
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • road safety
  • transportation
CAMG in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • road safety
  • transportation

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

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
With the new investment to modernize and expand Metrobús, Mexico City is making high quality sustainable mobility a reality for its residents. Photo by Taís Policanti/EMBARQ Mexico.
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • climate finance
  • transportation

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Insights

With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation

ADVISORY: WRI Experts Explain What to Expect at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • climate finance
Insights

People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits

  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
Mixed-use development combined with pedestrianization on Mexico City’s Calle Madero promotes sustainable, prosperous communities. Photo Credit: Julius Reque/Flickr.
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation

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