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Cities Need a Systems-change Approach to Build Climate-resilient Communities

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Paris’ Vision for a ‘15-Minute City’ Sparks a Global Movement

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A street closed off for pedestrians to explore a market in Paris
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Inclusive Design Creates a Safer Transportation System for All Residents of Peshawar, Pakistan

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Inside a Zu Peshawar bus with women seated.
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In Iloilo City, Philippines, an Inclusive Housing Program Protects Vulnerable Communities from Flood Risks

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This housing in Iloilo City, Philippines was built to provide safe shelter to people previously living in flood zones.
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An Innovative Jobs Program in Odisha, India Helped Informal Workers Through COVID-19 and Beyond

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Workers build steps in Odisha, India
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In Barranquilla, Colombia, Urban Parks Revitalize a Declining City

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Parque Sagrado Corazon in Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 Cities Show How to Thrive in Turbulent Times

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Children playing in a neighborhood park in Barranquilla, Colombia.
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Can Cities Thrive in Turbulent Times? 3 Questions for Cities in 2022

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2020-2021 Grand Prize Winner: Sustainable Food Production for a Resilient Rosario

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Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

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A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

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A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

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Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
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In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

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Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
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