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RELEASE: South Africa Joins WRI, Coalition for Urban Transitions in Supporting Green and Equitable Urban Recovery After COVID-19

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • South Africa
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

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

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • cities
  • equity
  • finance
  • Latin America
  • low carbon cities
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • water

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
Insights

Electrification Doesn't Make Sense Everywhere—Yet

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

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • electric mobility
  • Unlocking Climate Action
Las Vegas solar panels
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • electric mobility
  • Unlocking Climate Action
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

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

  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
Wiping down rooftop solar panels in Mumbai.
  • IPCC 1.5°C Report
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
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RELEASE: 15 Transport and Tech Companies Sign the Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities

  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • biking
  • car sharing
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
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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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Urban Biking Advice from Copenhagen, Portland and Beyond

  • biking
  • low carbon development
  • transport
  • transportation
WRI’s Andrew Steer and Claudia Adriazola on the Pennsylvania Avenue biketrack
  • biking
  • low carbon development
  • transport
  • transportation
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Transforming Transportation: Toward Sustainable Mobility for All

  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
Bus is Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Urban Mobility
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • people-oriented cities
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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3 Challenges to Safe and Affordable Urban Housing

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Mumbai slums
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Q&A with Ani Dasgupta: What’s at Stake for Cities at Habitat III?

  • cities for all
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People walking in Bangalore
  • cities for all
  • Urban Mobility
  • UN-Habitat
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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  • Cities
  • emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development

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

  • transportation
  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2015
People walking near Brazil public transportation
  • transportation
  • urban policy
  • Urban Mobility
  • Top Outcome: 2015
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RELEASE: ICLEI and WRI Partner to Advance Climate-Smart Urban Development

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
With the new investment to modernize and expand Metrobús, Mexico City is making high quality sustainable mobility a reality for its residents. Photo by Taís Policanti/EMBARQ Mexico.
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
Insights

“We Have to Get Urbanization Right”: Q&A with Felipe Calderón on Cities in the New Climate Economy

  • Economics
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation
More than 180 cities have implemented bus rapid transit (BRT) systems. Photo by wyllepoon/FLICKR
  • Economics
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • transport
  • transportation

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