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3 Challenges to Safe and Affordable Urban Housing

  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Mumbai slums
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City - Framing Opportunities and Challenges

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
Kite seller in Surat
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
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Q&A with Ani Dasgupta: What’s at Stake for Cities at Habitat III?

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
People walking in Bangalore
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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Chengdu Shows How Cities Can Turn Climate Commitments into Action

  • Urban Mobility
  • Climate
  • Urban Development
Chengdu street scene
  • Urban Mobility
  • Climate
  • Urban Development
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Helping Chinese Cities Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
Chengdu street scene.
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility

In Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Breaking Car Addictions Starts in the Workplace

  • Urban Mobility
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • road safety
  • transportation
CAMG in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • road safety
  • transportation
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Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development

Rio Olympics’ Legacy: Urban Mobility

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • transportation
Highway in Brazil
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • transportation
Slum in Bangkok,
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • poverty
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In Cities’ War Against Climate Change, Heating and Cooling, Transport Are Key Battlegrounds

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Rooftop solar in Shanghai
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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cyclists in China
  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
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23 Chinese Cities Commit to Peak Carbon Emissions by 2030

  • Climate
  • low carbon development
U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit in Beijing. Photo credit: Wee Kean Fong
  • Climate
  • low carbon development
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The Rise of the Urban Energy “Prosumer”

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
Solar panel on roof
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
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Housing along the canals in Bangkok.
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
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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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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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World Water Day: How “Sludge” Can Power China’s Cities While Cutting Emissions

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • renewable energy
  • wastewater

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • Urban Development
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Signs of Worry, Signs of Hope on World Water Day

  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Children in India carry water.
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Cities
  • wastewater
  • Freshwater
  • water risk

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation