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How China Can Cut its Road Transportation Emissions by 95%

  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Electric Mobility
  • public transit
  • Air Quality
  • climatewatch-pinned
Beijing highway
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
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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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Make Cycling Safer in China—By Design

  • Cities
  • biking
  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Biking in downtown Beijing.
  • Cities
  • biking
  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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China’s Clean Air Challenge: $3 Billion Air Pollution from Transport in Chengdu

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • transportation
Chengdu on a clear day
  • Cities
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  • pollution
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Helping Chinese Cities Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
Chengdu street scene.
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
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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
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  • energy efficiency
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World Water Day: How “Sludge” Can Power China’s Cities While Cutting Emissions

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • Cities
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  • pollution
  • renewable energy
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
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ADVISORY: WRI Presents Stories to Watch 2016

  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • stories to watch
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
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4 Lessons from Beijing and Shanghai Show How China’s Cities Can Curb Car Congestion

  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities
Traffic in Shanghai, China. Photo by Carlos ZGZ/Flickr.
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Cities

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
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Energy-gulping Desalination Can’t Solve China’s Water Crisis Alone

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
Tianjin is home to the Beijiang and Dagang desalination plants, which together are expected to account for a third of China’s 1.5-2 million-ton capacity by 2015. (Tianjin, China) Photo by Sam Gao/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation