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A Green Recovery Starts with Cities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
Data

Countries and Cities in the Global South Suitable for Electrification

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • electric grid
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • electric grid
  • climate change
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There’s an Easy Way for National Governments to Help Cities Act on Climate Change—Give Them Data

  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
Traffic in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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Cities Are Acting on Climate Change. Will the New Administration Join?

  • Cities
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • United States
Rooftop wind turbines in Portland, Oregon
  • Cities
  • U.S. policy
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • United States
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How Dozens of Businesses, Cities and Other Non-State Initiatives Will Help Countries Deliver Their Climate Goals

  • International Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wind turbines in California.
  • International Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • Business
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Insights

Transforming Our Cities into the Cities We Need

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
Insights

After COP21, Time to Use Sustainable Transport to Make Good on Climate Commitments

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • transportation
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • transportation
Insights

Sustainable Transport: Building Equitable and Low-Carbon Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
BRT and bike lane
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Urban Mobility
  • COP21
  • public transit
  • human rights
  • transportation
Insights

Through Compact of Mayors, 360 Cities Will Cut Their Emissions 17% by 2030

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • climate impacts
Rio de Janeiro
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • climate impacts
Insights

Sustainable Cities and Buildings at COP21: Delivering our Future Today

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
Chapultepec Castle views Mexico City
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • NDC
Insights

Building Efficiency Finally Gets its Day in the Sun at COP 21

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wall Street
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Insights

COP 21: An Opportunity to Put Cities Squarely on the Climate Agenda

  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • climate impacts
  • UNFCCC
Paris traffic
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • climate impacts
  • UNFCCC
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • climate change
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Insights

Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Insights

How Cities Can Save Trillions, Curb Climate Change, and Improve Public Health

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • public transit
  • transportation
Cities account for 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, but only 2% of land area. Photo credit: Ken Marshall, Flickr
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • public transit
  • transportation
Insights

By the Numbers: The New Climate Economy

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
A new report shows that economic growth and action on climate change can now be achieved together. Photo credit: Walmart, Flickr
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy
Insights

The UN Climate Summit: What's in it for Cities?

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
Cities contribute 70 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, despite accounting for only 2 percent of land use. The UN Climate Summit places cities high on the agenda for creating a sustainable, low-carbon future. Photo by ruimc77/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • public transit
  • Climate Resilience
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Urban Development

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