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5 Priorities for Cities After COP26

  • COP26
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
Busy road in Dhaka, Bangladesh during heavy rainfall
  • COP26
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
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People standing in line during COVID-19 using safety precautions.
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More Equal Cities Can Help Bring Global Climate Goals Within Reach

  • COP26
  • Cities
  • Climate Equity
Pedestrians on crosswalk
  • COP26
  • Cities
  • Climate Equity
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

Person in crowd holding sign that reads "SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE" with Earth image on cardboard sign

INSIDER: Designing Low-carbon Product Standards for Cement and Steel in the United States

  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon development
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • industry
  • low carbon development
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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

Going Low-Carbon Can Help Brazil Build Back Better

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
A Brazilian flag in front of a city.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
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Germany’s COVID-19 Stimulus Prioritizes Low-carbon Investments

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
electric vehicle charging station
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

Ensuring a Fair Transition for US Fossil Fuel Workers in Economic Recovery

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
Three workers pulling machinery on an oil rig.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • fossil fuels
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
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Raising Climate Ambition in the Time of COVID-19

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • low carbon development
People working on solar panels
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • coronavirus
  • National Climate Action
  • low carbon development

Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy

  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • U.S. policy
Hill Air Force Base in Utah
  • coronavirus
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • U.S. policy
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
Windmills running in the background of a dense forest.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • health
  • low carbon development
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics

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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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Installing a green roof. Zero carbon buildings are viable, flexible and affordable right now. Photo by Ziggy Liloia/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
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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
  • emissions
  • transportation
Road emissions are the biggest subset of transport emissions.
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • transportation
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy

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