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5 Ways to Cut Oil and Gas Use Through Clean Transportation

  • Cities
  • biking
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
A bike lane in NYC
  • Cities
  • biking
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
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Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • renewable energy
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • renewable energy
  • 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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STATEMENT: WRI Welcomes the Adoption of the New Urban Agenda

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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RELEASE: Cities Need to Focus on Equitable Access to Core Services to Achieve Economic Prosperity and Environmental Sustainability

  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • world resources report
  • land use
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • wastewater
  • Water
  • world resources report
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In Cities’ War Against Climate Change, Heating and Cooling, Transport Are Key Battlegrounds

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Rooftop solar in Shanghai
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • electric grid
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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3 Steps to Build a Greener, Climate-Resilient India

  • Water
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
Hyderabad, India. Photo by Kara Newhouse, Flickr
  • Water
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Urban Development
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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

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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World Resources 1996-97

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