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Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
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PODCAST: The Political Economy of Air Quality with Jessica Seddon

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
Haze of air pollution over Bangkok sunrise.
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3

4 Creative Ways Cities Are Transitioning to a Clean Energy Future

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar in Washington, DC. Flickr/Adam Fagen
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
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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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Optimize, Electrify, Decarbonize: The 3 Steps to Thriving, Zero-Carbon Cities

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Unlocking Climate Action
Las Vegas solar panels
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Unlocking Climate Action
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Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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New Mobility is Coming to a City Near You – Will It Be Sustainable?

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
Philadelphia bike share
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
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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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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report

4 Ways Cities Can Build More Climate-Resilient Neighborhoods

  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
community workshop in India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development

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5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Really Looks Like

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Children crossing street in Tanzania
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety

Stronger Than the Storm: 3 Lessons for Building Climate Resilience in Poor Urban Communities

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset