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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
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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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
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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
  • climatewatch
  • COP25
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
Smokestacks
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • climatewatch
  • COP25
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
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RELEASE: New Research Finds Climate Adaptation Is an Opportunity for Transformative Change in Cities

  • Urban Transformations
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Transformations
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • sea level rise
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Electrification Doesn't Make Sense Everywhere—Yet

  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • electric mobility
Where cities have relatively clean grids, they should electrify as much as possible.
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • electric mobility
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Curbing Climate Change and Preventing Deaths from Air Pollution Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
China air pollution
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • emissions
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3 Charts Explain One of the Most Overlooked Opportunities to Address Climate Change and Poverty

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
Air conditioning units in Hong Kong. Flickr/Niall Kennedy
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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Mumbai
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • climate change
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Photo Essay: How Climate Change Affects the Urban Poor in India and Indonesia

  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • climate change
Asian man standing by waterway
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • climate change
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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Pittsburgh skyline
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
Initiatives
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A New Coalition Will Prove Sustainable Cities Are Better for Growth, Better for Climate

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Bus Rapid Transit system in Bogota, Colombia.
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Transforming Transportation: From Global Targets to Local Action

  • Cities
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • transportation
Bus rapid transit (BRT) in Curitiba, Brazil
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • transportation

Transport Plays a Key Role in Urban Air Quality

  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
Transport plays a growing role in both the global climate and public health in cities like Londrina, Brazil. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation

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
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“We Have to Get Urbanization Right”: Q&A with Felipe Calderón on Cities in the New Climate Economy

  • Economics
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
More than 180 cities have implemented bus rapid transit (BRT) systems. Photo by wyllepoon/FLICKR
  • Economics
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
Insights

4 Big Ideas to Revolutionize Transportation

  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • low carbon development
  • transportation

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