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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
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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

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
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Measuring Climate Success with New Common Reporting Framework for Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • COP23
  • Cities
  • UNFCCC
Smog in New Delhi
  • International Climate Action
  • COP23
  • Cities
  • UNFCCC
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2050 is Now

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
African farmer
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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Bridge across creek in Kibera, Nairobi.
  • housing
  • development
  • Equity
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Climate Adaptation Gains Momentum, Both Politically and Practically

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Morro do Cantagalo
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
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Transforming Our Cities into the Cities We Need

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
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After COP21, Time to Use Sustainable Transport to Make Good on Climate Commitments

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • transportation
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • transportation
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5 Numbers: What the Paris Climate Talks Have Already Delivered

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
COP21
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Business
  • COP21
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Sustainable Transport: Building Equitable and Low-Carbon Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
BRT and bike lane
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Through Compact of Mayors, 360 Cities Will Cut Their Emissions 17% by 2030

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • climate impacts
Rio de Janeiro
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • climate impacts
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Sustainable Cities and Buildings at COP21: Delivering our Future Today

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
Chapultepec Castle views Mexico City
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
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STATEMENT: WRI and the Global Environment Facility Team Up to Increase Efficiency in Buildings

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • COP21
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
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Building Efficiency Finally Gets its Day in the Sun at COP 21

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wall Street
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Jump-starting the SDGs: 4 Lessons from Early Adopters

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals
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  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • climate policy
  • NDC
  • sustainable development goals
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting