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Solar-Powered Battery Swap Stations Could Speed Rwanda’s Shift to Electric ‘Motos’

  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • Energy Access
People on motorcycles drive through the busy streets of Kigali, Rwanda.
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • Energy Access

From Minibuses to 'Boda Bodas,' Informal Transport Could Be an Untapped Climate Change Solution

  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Integrated Transport
Passengers on a busy Bangkok street ride on colorful three-wheeled tuk-tuks.
  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Integrated Transport
Insights

What to Watch at the First Africa Climate Summit

  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP28
Rooftop solar panels in Kenya
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP28

South African Cities Show Commitment to Accelerate Water Resilience at 2023 UN Water Conference

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of Johannesburg
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
News

RELEASE: WRI and Partners Launch Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience

  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
Update

Clean Air Catalyst Launches in Nairobi

  • Air Quality
  • Cities
  • pollution
  • Air Quality
  • Cities
  • pollution
Initiatives

TUMI E-Bus Mission

Transmilenio electric transit bus charging at an electric bus depot in Bogota, Colombia
Insights

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
Initiatives

UrbanShift

early in the morning in the best light in Havana
Insights

As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Water insecurity in African cities
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience