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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
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Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

Unlocking Climate Action: From Bogota City Hall to the President’s Desk and Back Again

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
Bogota skyline
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
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IPCC 1.5° Report: We Need to Build and Live Differently in Cities

  • climate science
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
Wiping down rooftop solar panels in Mumbai.
  • climate science
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
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Putting the Poor First to Improve Sanitation in Kampala

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • sanitation
  • world resources report
Sanitation entrepreneur in Kampala. Photo: Water for People.
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • sanitation
  • world resources report
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Curbing Climate Change and Preventing Deaths from Air Pollution Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
China air pollution
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
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6 Road Design Changes That Can Save Lives

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
A roundabout in Frise, Netherlands.
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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3 Charts Explain One of the Most Overlooked Opportunities to Address Climate Change and Poverty

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
Air conditioning units in Hong Kong. Flickr/Niall Kennedy
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
Insights
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Forests
Rooftop solar panels in California.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • Cities
  • Climate
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Can Housing Be Affordable Without Being Efficient?

  • Buildings
  • housing
Minha Casa, Minha Vida affordable housing project in Brazil
  • Buildings
  • housing
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Equitable Planning in Ahmedabad: Beyond Eminent Domain

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
Ahmedabad uses a special process for acquiring land to make sure new developments receive city services.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
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India's Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here's How Pune Coped.

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
Waste collection door-to-door by the members of the SWaCH cooperative in Pune, India. Photo Credit: Brodie Talbot
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
Bus in Quito.
  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Cities