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Better Forests, Better Cities

Cityscape behind lush forest.

Bogotá and Cali Connect Local Action to National Ambition to Transform the Buildings Sector

  • Buildings
  • net-zero emissions
  • development
  • Cities
Aerial view of Bogota, Colombia
  • Buildings
  • net-zero emissions
  • development
  • Cities
Insights

Where Do We Stand on COP26 Climate Promises? A Progress Report

  • NDC
  • climate finance
  • net-zero emissions
  • electric mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • climatewatch-pinned
A group of volunteers plant mangroves
  • NDC
  • climate finance
  • net-zero emissions
  • electric mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • climatewatch-pinned
A "restoration in progress" sign against the backdrop of a wetland
  • Cities
  • Forests
Insights

5 Reasons Cities Should Include Trees in Climate Action

  • GHG emissions
  • Forests
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • Tracking Climate Action
A landscape view of Jakarta, Indonesia with trees in the forefront and skyscrapers in the background
  • GHG emissions
  • Forests
  • emissions
  • Climate
  • Tracking Climate Action
Initiatives

Joint Benefits Authority

Aerial view of San Francisco.
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5 Ways China’s Cities Can Drive Equitable and Sustainable Urbanization

  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
A close-up of shrubbery with skyscrapers in the distant background.
  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
News

RELEASE: More than 50 Mayors Call on Governments and Companies to Conserve Forests

  • Cities
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

Person in crowd holding sign that reads "SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE" with Earth image on cardboard sign

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
Insights

Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
Insights

How Forests Near or Far Can Protect Water for Cities

  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
A view of Hong Kong from the edge of a forest.
  • Water
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • water pollution
Rendering of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Forest
  • Cities
  • Forests
Insights

Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
Insights

A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Insights

7 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2019

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Health & Road Safety
California wildfire
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • biking
  • circular economy
  • stories to watch
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • Health & Road Safety
Insights

Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration