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Better Forests, Better Cities

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Data Portal for Cities

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RELEASE: ‘Cities Race to Resilience’ Campaign Launched to Mobilize Action Ahead of COP26

  • urban water resilience
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
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  • urban water resilience
  • climate change
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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6 Signs of Progress Since the Adoption of the Paris Agreement

  • Climate
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
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  • Climate
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • COP25
  • National Climate Action
  • science based targets
  • Urban Mobility
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy

How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
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  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Insights

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
Insights

How Korea is Winning the Fight Against COVID-19 While Ramping Up Climate Ambition

  • Economics
  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
Korean city at night
  • Economics
  • Air Quality
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • fossil fuels
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • GHG emissions
Insights

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

  • Equity
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
Scooter-riders with face masks in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Equity
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change

Accelerating America's Pledge: How U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Can Deliver Ambitious Climate Action

  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
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  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
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CO2 Emissions Climb to an All-Time High (Again) in 2019: 6 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • COP25
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
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  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • COP25
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned

What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities

  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
Chile protests
  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • transportation
Road emissions are the biggest subset of transport emissions.
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • transportation
Insights

Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Rice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo.
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
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  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
Insights

Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety