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Post-pandemic, Public Transport Needs to Get Back on Track to Meet Global Climate Goals

  • Cities
  • public transit
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • electric mobility
  • National Climate Action
People board a city tram next to a tall apartment building in Antalya, Turkey.
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • transportation
  • Urban Mobility
  • electric mobility
  • National Climate Action
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Mobility-as-a-Service Platforms: A New Trend in Low-carbon Transport

  • Urban Mobility
  • Electric Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Integrated Transport
A woman holds onto a yellow shared bicycle.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Electric Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Integrated Transport

From Minibuses to “Boda Bodas,” Informal Transport Systems Could Be an Untapped Climate Change Solution

  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Integrated Transport
Passengers on a busy Bangkok street ride on colorful three-wheeled tuk-tuks.
  • Urban Mobility
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Cities
  • Integrated Transport

The State of Electric School Bus Adoption in the US

  • Cities
  • electric mobility
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric School Buses
School bus USA
  • Cities
  • electric mobility
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric School Buses
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5 Priorities for Urban Climate Action in 2023 and Beyond

  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • nature-based solutions
  • poverty
  • human rights
A new electric bus in New Delhi, India
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • Freshwater
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • nature-based solutions
  • poverty
  • human rights

In Barranquilla, Colombia, Urban Parks Revitalize a Declining City

  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Urban Transformations
Parque Sagrado Corazon in Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Urban Transformations
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3 Essentials for Integrated Urban Climate Action

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • low carbon development
  • urban water resilience
  • Cities
Tram and buildings in Guadalajara.
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • low carbon development
  • urban water resilience
  • Cities
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Road emissions are the biggest subset of transport emissions.
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
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How Improved Housing in Under-served Communities Can Strengthen Climate Resilience

  • housing
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
A row of housing in Iloilo City, Phillippines.
  • housing
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
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Solar-Powered Battery Swap Stations Could Speed Rwanda’s Shift to Electric ‘Motos’

  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • Energy Access
People on motorcycles drive through the busy streets of Kigali, Rwanda.
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • Energy Access

How "Complete Streets" Are Creating Safer, More Sustainable Cities in Brazil

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
People cross the street in Belo Horizonte
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development

State of the US Clean Energy Transition: Recent Progress, and What Comes Next

  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • electric mobility
  • Electric Mobility
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
  • Climate
Technician installing solar panels on roof.
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • renewable energy
  • electric grid
  • electric mobility
  • Electric Mobility
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
  • Climate
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4 Climate Stories that Will Define 2024

  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Food
  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • stories to watch
A family covers their heads with cloth for sun protection while walking near the Ganges river during a heatwave.
  • Climate
  • National Climate Action
  • International Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Food
  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • stories to watch
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Unpacking COP28: Key Outcomes from the Dubai Climate Talks, and What Comes Next

  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • COP28
  • climatewatch-pinned
Closing of COP28 climate summit in Dubai
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • adaptation
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • COP28
  • climatewatch-pinned

The Future of Extreme Heat in Cities: What We Know — and What We Don’t

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
Brick layers during in a heatwave in New Delhi, India
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
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People in Jakarta wait for a train while wearing face masks to reduce air pollution exposure
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels

Ways the US Can Electrify Its Public Fleets, from City Buses to Garbage Trucks

  • electric mobility
  • Clean Energy
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Air Quality
A blue and yellow city bus with the words "clean energy bus" on the side driving in downtown New York.
  • electric mobility
  • Clean Energy
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Air Quality

Many Underserved Communities Face EV ‘Charging Deserts.’ These 5 Strategies Can Help.

  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • environmental justice
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Energy Topics
A young man plugs in an electric vehicle in a city neighborhood with apartment buildings in the background.
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • environmental justice
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Energy Topics
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These Countries Are Adopting Electric Vehicles the Fastest

  • Tracking Climate Action
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • transportation
An electric car is charging on the side of a tree-lined road.
  • Tracking Climate Action
  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • transportation
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What to Watch at the First Africa Climate Summit

  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP28
Rooftop solar panels in Kenya
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • renewable energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP28