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The Health, Economic and Community Benefits of Zero-carbon Buildings

  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
An apartment building roof in Manhattan has been converted to offer residents the opportunity to garden.
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy

4 Quick and Sustainable Solutions to High Gas Prices in the US

  • transportation
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Electric Mobility
A close-up photo depicting gas prices above four dollars
  • transportation
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Electric Mobility

For Vibrant US Cities, Invest in Multi-modal Transportation

  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • electric mobility
  • Equity
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Health & Road Safety
Cyclist using the bike lane in a busy urban street.
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • electric mobility
  • Equity
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Health & Road Safety

Beyond Highways: Funding Clean Transportation through the US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
Public bus and bike shares in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate

How to Help Your Community Fund Electric School Buses in the US

  • Urban Mobility
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • electric mobility
  • transportation
Kids riding in the back of a school bus.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • electric mobility
  • transportation

5 Ways US States Can Get More Electric School Buses on the Road

  • electric mobility
  • net-zero emissions
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
Electric school buses in the US
  • electric mobility
  • net-zero emissions
  • Climate
  • Air Quality

STATEMENT: Biden Administration Sets Stronger Standards for Vehicle Emissions

  • U.S. Climate
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • Air Quality
  • electric mobility
  • U.S. Climate
  • Climate
  • emissions
  • Air Quality
  • electric mobility

STATEMENT: U.S. Phase-Down of HFCs Good for Climate and American Industry

  • pollution
  • Air Quality
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • pollution
  • Air Quality
  • climate policy
  • Climate

4 Recommendations to Electrify the US Federal Fleet

  • electric mobility
  • electric grid
  • Urban Mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Climate
An electric vehicle charging next to a patch of grass.
  • electric mobility
  • electric grid
  • Urban Mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Climate
Rooftop solar panels in California.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • Cities
  • Climate

By the Numbers: America’s Pledge Shows How US Is Taking Climate Action Without Trump

  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
young people preparing ground for tree planting
  • COP23
  • science based targets
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy

After the Deluge: How Houston Can Rebuild With Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Climate
Hurricane Harvey from space.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Climate

As Obama and Modi Meet, 4 Opportunities for US-India Action on Clean Energy and Climate

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
India's goal is to increase solar power to 100 gigawatts by 2022. Photo by Abbie Trayler-Smith/DFID
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • 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
  • Water
  • 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

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Are a “Win-Win-Win”

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
Heavy-duty vehicles, like buses, make up 20 percent of total U.S. transport emissions. Photo credit: Kathy Doucette, Flickr 2008
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions