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India Can Save Up to $1.8 Trillion per Year with Smart Urban Growth

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Urban Development
A crowded Delhi street. Source: EMBARQ Sustainable Urban Mobility by WRI/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Urban Development
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Helping Chinese Cities Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
Chengdu street scene.
  • Climate
  • Cities
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Slum in Bangkok,
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • human rights
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STATEMENT: More Chinese Cities Agree to Peak Emissions Early at US-China Summit

  • Paris Agreement
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Paris Agreement
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
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The Rise of the Urban Energy “Prosumer”

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
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  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
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RELEASE: Policy Blueprint for Building Efficiency Shows Urban Leaders How to Boost Economy and Cut Emissions

  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • energy efficiency
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World Water Day: How “Sludge” Can Power China’s Cities While Cutting Emissions

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
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  • wastewater

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
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  • Air Quality
  • Forests
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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
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  • International Climate Action
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  • agriculture
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  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
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  • U.S. policy
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How Mobile Apps Are Improving India’s Rickshaws

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  • Air Quality
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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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
  • stories to watch
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Millions in India Join Movement to Reclaim City Streets

  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Top Outcome: 2015
Public gathering in India
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  • Top Outcome: 2015
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
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  • natural resources
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  • low carbon development
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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
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The Road to Safety in India

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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.
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
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Reforming 3 Systems Can Create a New Climate Economy in India

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Business
Traffic congestion in Calcutta, India. Photo by frederik_rowing/Flickr
  • Climate
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  • Cities
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • United Nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
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  • water risk
  • stories to watch