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Better Forests, Better Cities

Cityscape behind lush forest.
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Where Do We Stand on COP26 Climate Promises? A Progress Report

  • COP27
  • NDC
  • climate finance
  • net-zero emissions
  • electric mobility
  • renewable energy
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • climatewatch-pinned
A group of volunteers plant mangroves
  • COP27
  • 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Initiatives

Cities4Forests

Cities4Forests supports cities around the globe to recognize their interdependence with the world’s forests and use their political, economic and cultural power to protect and manage those forests for human well-being.
News

RELEASE: 45 Cities Pledge to Conserve and Restore Forests, Citing Public Health, Water and Climate Benefits

  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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  • Water
  • Cities
  • Forests
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  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation

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