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We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report
Polluter waterways carry impacts of poor sanitation citywide. Photo by SusanA Secretariat/Flickr
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • environmental justice
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • environmental justice

Accelerating America's Pledge: How U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Can Deliver Ambitious Climate Action

  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
Rooftop solar panels
  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
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CO2 Emissions Climb to an All-Time High (Again) in 2019: 6 Takeaways from the Latest Climate Data

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • COP25
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
Smokestacks
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • carbon removal
  • COP25
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fires
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fires
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To Clean Delhi’s Air, Reform Its Transport System

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transportation
New Delhi's air quality, already poor, tends to plummet as Diwali ends and winter begins. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons.
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transportation

How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On

  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
Electric vehicle fleet at Los Angeles Air Force Base
  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities

What Chile’s Protests Reveal About the Country’s Transport Inequalities

  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
Chile protests
  • Urban Mobility
  • human rights
  • transportation
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Red Alert: 3 Strategies for Reducing Toxic Ozone Pollution

  • Equity & Governance
  • Air Quality
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities
Shanghai smog
  • Equity & Governance
  • Air Quality
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities
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Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
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PODCAST: Amid Increasingly Dangerous Streets, India Passes Cutting-Edge Road Safety Law

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
Riding in Bengaluru.
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
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Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
Rice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo.
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • Sustainable Development Goal 8
  • agriculture
  • climate change
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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
Insights
A Chevrolet Bolt in San Francisco.
  • public transit
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
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4 Emerging Concepts that Could Transform Cities

  • biking
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Sao Paulo
  • biking
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Planes, Trains and (Big) Automobiles: How Heavy Transport Can Reduce Emissions and Save Money

  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
A fuel-efficient airplane takes off during NASA's Green Flight competition.
  • Business
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • Urban Mobility
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
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Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
Eskişehir, Turkey
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk