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3 Essentials for Integrated Urban Climate Action

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • low carbon development
  • urban water resilience
  • Cities
Tram and buildings in Guadalajara.
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • low carbon development
  • urban water resilience
  • Cities
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Stakeholder Engagement Underpins a Bold Roadmap to Zero-carbon Buildings in Turkey

  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Buildings
A photo of Istanbul, Turkey from the water
  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Buildings

Colombia Launches National Roadmap for Net Zero Carbon Buildings

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Towards a More Equal City
Cityscape of Medellin, with buildings rising up the mountains
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Towards a More Equal City
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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
A close-up of shrubbery with skyscrapers in the distant background.
  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
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  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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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
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • United Nations
Country flags leading to the entrance of the United Nations.
  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • United Nations

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
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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
  • Health & Road Safety
Installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China.
  • coronavirus
  • low carbon development
  • natural infrastructure
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Economics
  • Health & Road Safety
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RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Buildings
  • infrastructure
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
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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
  • Urban Transformations
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

4 Creative Ways Cities Are Transitioning to a Clean Energy Future

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar in Washington, DC. Flickr/Adam Fagen
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • 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
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • 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
Las Vegas solar panels
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Unlocking Climate Action
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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IPCC 1.5° Report: We Need to Build and Live Differently in Cities

  • climate science
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
Wiping down rooftop solar panels in Mumbai.
  • climate science
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
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3 Charts Explain One of the Most Overlooked Opportunities to Address Climate Change and Poverty

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
Air conditioning units in Hong Kong. Flickr/Niall Kennedy
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • biking
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
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2050 is Now

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
African farmer
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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3 Reasons Renewable Energy Is Poised to Take Off in Developing Cities

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Rooftop solar is a key to renewable cities. Flickr/UNDP India
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
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