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Going Electric: How Ride-hailing Drivers Can Help Cities Speed Up EV Use

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
A driver following GPS directions on a mounted smartphone, taken from the backseat of the car.
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
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How Korea is Winning the Fight Against COVID-19 While Ramping Up Climate Ambition

  • Economics
  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
Korean city at night
  • Economics
  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
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Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Rice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo.
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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STATEMENT: More Chinese Cities Agree to Peak Emissions Early at US-China Summit

  • Paris Agreement
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions

WRI Helps Guide $4 Billion in Investment in Sustainable Urban Transport in Brazil

  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2015
People walking near Brazil public transportation
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2015
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Jump-starting the SDGs: 4 Lessons from Early Adopters

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals
Photo Credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/14610739@N07/15625929161/">versello</a> via <a href="http://compfight.com">Compfight</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transportation
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transportation
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
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Transport Sector Key to Closing the World’s Emissions Gap

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Derrick Story/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
  • low carbon development
  • transportation

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Are a “Win-Win-Win”

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • United States
Heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, make up 20 percent of total U.S. transport emissions. Photo credit: Kathy Doucette, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • United States
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Emissions Trading in China: First Reports from the Field

  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
View from Tianjin Tower | Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy

7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

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