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5 Ways China’s Cities Can Drive Equitable and Sustainable Urbanization

  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
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  • Urban Development
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  • nature-based solutions
  • development
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Systems Change Lab

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4 Reasons to Prioritize Electric Vehicles After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • electric mobility
  • Economics
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  • Energy
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As the UN Turns 75, Countries Should Embrace a Shared Vision of a Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Future

  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
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  • climate change
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A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
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Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
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  • Cities
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LA’s Time To Lead A Fair, Strong And Clean COVID-19 Recovery

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  • coronavirus
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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
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Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
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How Korea is Winning the Fight Against COVID-19 While Ramping Up Climate Ambition

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  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
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  • emissions
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4 Investment Areas to Stimulate China's Economy After COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Economics
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

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  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
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RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

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  • infrastructure
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  • energy efficiency
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ADVISORY: Press Call on How National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Mobility
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Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money

  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
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  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
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4 Creative Ways Cities Are Transitioning to a Clean Energy Future

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
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  • renewable energy
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Electrification Doesn't Make Sense Everywhere—Yet

  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • electric mobility
Where cities have relatively clean grids, they should electrify as much as possible.
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
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  • electric mobility
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Optimize, Electrify, Decarbonize: The 3 Steps to Thriving, Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Unlocking Climate Action
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