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7 Major Transformations to Solve Urban Inequality

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity & Governance
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • COP26
An aerial view of a cluster of small homes next to luxury buildings, all surrounded by trees.
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity & Governance
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • COP26

How US Cities and Corporations Can Collaborate on Clean Energy

  • Clean Energy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
  • COP26
Roof top solar installation with Midtown Manhattan view as background.
  • Clean Energy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
  • COP26

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

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture

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

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance

In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
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In Ahmedabad, India, Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
Woman works in her home in Ahmedabad, India.
  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
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  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
  • Equity & Governance

STATEMENT: New Coalition Calls for the US To Go "All In" on Climate Action

  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • U.S. Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • U.S. Climate
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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As the UN Turns 75, Countries Should Embrace a Shared Vision of a Fairer, Safer and More Sustainable Future

  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • United Nations
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  • coronavirus
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • United Nations

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

  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Freshwater
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Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World

  • coronavirus
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
  • Health & Road Safety
New York City transit workers sanitize subway cars and stations
  • coronavirus
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
  • Health & Road Safety
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Air Quality

City skyline.
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The Most Successful Air Pollution Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of

  • Equity & Governance
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
Scooter-riders with face masks in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Equity & Governance
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
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Red Alert: 3 Strategies for Reducing Toxic Ozone Pollution

  • Equity & Governance
  • Air Quality
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities
Shanghai smog
  • Equity & Governance
  • Air Quality
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities