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The Future of Extreme Heat in Cities: What We Know — and What We Don’t

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
Brick layers during in a heatwave in New Delhi, India
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
News

RELEASE: WRI and Partners Launch REHOUSE Initiative Linking Housing, Urban Services, Climate Action

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
Update
Mumbai city skyline behind palms.
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
News
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
Initiatives

Data for Cool Cities

People walking on sidewalk holding umbrellas on a sunny day.
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New Data Dashboard Helps Cities Build Urban Resilience in a Changing Climate

  • Cities
  • nature-based solutions
  • climate policy
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • biodiversity
  • land use
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of skyscrapers and urban development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Cities
  • nature-based solutions
  • climate policy
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • biodiversity
  • land use
  • Urban Development
Initiatives

Deep Dive Cities

Deep Dive Cities
News

STATEMENT: UN Water Conference Delivers Some Game-Changing Commitments, Yet Far More Action and Finance Needed to Address Global Water Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • urban water resilience
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development

7 Ways Faith Organizations Are Making Cities More Sustainable and Equitable

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
People distribute food in front of a mosque
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development

South African Cities Show Commitment to Accelerate Water Resilience at 2023 UN Water Conference

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of Johannesburg
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
News
water tower in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
  • Freshwater
Insights

In Iloilo City, Philippines, an Inclusive Housing Program Protects Vulnerable Communities from Flood Risks

  • Climate Resilience
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Development
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
This housing in Iloilo City, Philippines was built to provide safe shelter to people previously living in flood zones.
  • Climate Resilience
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Development
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Insights

5 Cities Show How to Thrive in Turbulent Times

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Children playing in a neighborhood park in Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Initiatives
Completed park in Warangal, India
Update

WRI and Partners Select 4 Winners for Digital Transport for Africa Innovation Challenge

  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • electric mobility
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • electric mobility
tree planting in Mombasa, Kenya