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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
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To Clean Delhi’s Air, Reform Its Transport System

  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
New Delhi's air quality, already poor, tends to plummet as Diwali ends and winter begins. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons.
  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
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PODCAST: The Political Economy of Air Quality with Jessica Seddon

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • India
Haze of air pollution over Bangkok sunrise.
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • India
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Mass Transit Is a Public Good. Everyone—Not Just Riders—Should Pay For It.

  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • India
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
Looking out onto the Delhi Metro tracks in Badarpur. Flickr/Axel Drainville
  • Urban Mobility
  • urban policy
  • Cities
  • India
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
Insights

Photo Essay: How Climate Change Affects the Urban Poor in India and Indonesia

  • resilience
  • adaptation
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • India
  • Indonesia
Asian man standing by waterway
  • resilience
  • adaptation
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • India
  • Indonesia
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India’s Renewable Energy Push: A Win-Win for Job Creation and Electricity Access

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • governance
  • India
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • wind
Solar engineers in Tinginaput, India
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • governance
  • India
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • wind
Insights

Beyond Electric Cars: As China Leads in Electric Buses, India Could Follow Suit in Electric Motorcycles

  • Cities
  • China
  • India
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
An electric bus in downtown Beijing
  • Cities
  • China
  • India
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
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Achieving India’s Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals: A Progress Report

  • India
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • G20 Climate Progress
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • renewable energy
Barefoot solar engineers, Rajasthan, India
  • India
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • G20 Climate Progress
  • National Climate Action
  • paris agreement
  • renewable energy
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When it Comes to Reducing Car Congestion, India’s Cities Can Learn from its Businesses

  • India
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
The Indian city of Bangalore is engaging the private sector to shift how employees commute to work, reducing traffic congestion and costs for everyone. Photo by Miroslav Čuljat/Flickr.
  • India
  • health and road safety
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transportation
Insights

The Road to Safety in India

  • India
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
India has one of the worst road safety records in the world, with around 1,37,423 road traffic fatalities in 2013. (Bangalore, India) Photo by EMBARQ.
  • India
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • road safety
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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ADVISORY: CONNECTKaro 2014 Event in Bangalore: Opportunities for Sustainable Transport and Cities

  • India
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Urban Development
  • India
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Urban Development
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3 Challenges Facing India’s Growing Cities

  • India
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
  • WRI India
In the past two decades, Indian cities have grown tremendously—not only in population, but in geographic size. Photo credit: Peter Vandeput, Flickr 2007
  • India
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
  • WRI India
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Smart Urban Design for India’s Sustainable Future

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
Passengers board Indore's new iBus. Photo credit: EMBARQ
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • buses
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
Insights

Launching the iBus: How Public Outreach Led to Transport Success in Indore, India

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
The iBus in Indore, India.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • India
  • sustainable cities
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
Insights

Connecting Sustainable Transport to Urban Development in India

  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • sustainable development
  • traffic safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • health and road safety
  • India
  • sustainable development
  • traffic safety
  • transportation

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