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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
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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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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

  • Equity
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  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
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  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
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  • restoration
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
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  • water risk
  • Equity
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  • Ocean
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
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  • Water
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  • Aqueduct
  • stories to watch
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
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  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
  • pollution
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
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India Can Save Up to $1.8 Trillion per Year with Smart Urban Growth

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • Urban Development
A crowded Delhi street. Source: EMBARQ Sustainable Urban Mobility by WRI/Flickr
  • Cities
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  • Urban Development
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Taming Bigfoot to Safeguard the Global Commons

  • Food
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Energy
  • Urban Development
Cloud Gate in Chicago
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Energy
  • Urban Development
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4 Surprising Ways Energy-Efficient Buildings Benefit Cities

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
Poznan, Poland
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy

The Clean Vehicle Revolution: Driving Fuel Savings and Emissions Reductions in the United States

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transportation
Electric vehicle charging station in Guangdong Province, China. Photo by Remko Tanis/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy
  • transportation

STATEMENT: WRI Reacts to Major Announcements on Cities, Forests, and Carbon Pricing at UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Economics
  • Forests
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Economics
  • Forests
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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
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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
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  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • energy efficiency
  • international climate policy
  • renewable energy

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