Resources

The Health, Economic and Community Benefits of Zero-carbon Buildings

  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
An apartment building roof in Manhattan has been converted to offer residents the opportunity to garden.
  • Climate
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • renewable energy

4 Quick and Sustainable Solutions to High Gas Prices in the US

  • transportation
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Electric Mobility
A close-up photo depicting gas prices above four dollars
  • transportation
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Electric Mobility

How Prepared Are US Cities to Implement the Justice40 Initiative?

  • environmental justice
  • Equity
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • Energy
An electric bus against the backdrop of greenspace within a city
  • environmental justice
  • Equity
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • Energy

Beyond Highways: Funding Clean Transportation through the US Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate
Public bus and bike shares in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Clean Energy
  • U.S. Climate

How US Cities and Corporations Can Collaborate on Clean Energy

  • Clean Energy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
  • COP26
Roof top solar installation with Midtown Manhattan view as background.
  • Clean Energy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
  • COP26

How Some U.S. Cities Are Working to Align Energy Markets with Their Clean Energy Goals

  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy
Power lines at sunset.
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • renewable energy

How US Cities and Counties Are Getting Renewable Energy

  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
wind turbines
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
Initiatives
Electric Vehicle plugged in and charging in CT

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
Insights
Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy

4 Creative Ways Cities Are Transitioning to a Clean Energy Future

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Solar in Washington, DC. Flickr/Adam Fagen
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
  • renewable energy
Insights

6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2016

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Paris Agreement
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • food security
  • Green Climate Fund
  • renewable energy
  • U.S. policy
  • stories to watch

The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
  • U.S. Climate
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • water risk
Insights

New Pilot Program Aims to Expand Energy Efficiency in Chinese Cities

  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
Retrofitting public buildings to be more energy efficient is an important step toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions in China. Photo by Brendan Corey Benson/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
  • low carbon development
Insights

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Insights

Energy-gulping Desalination Can’t Solve China’s Water Crisis Alone

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
Tianjin is home to the Beijiang and Dagang desalination plants, which together are expected to account for a third of China’s 1.5-2 million-ton capacity by 2015. (Tianjin, China) Photo by Sam Gao/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • drought
  • Cities
  • water risk
Insights

Emissions Trading in China: First Reports from the Field

  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
View from Tianjin Tower | Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • GHG emissions
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy

Water Risks on the Rise for Three Global Energy Production Hot Spots

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
A ship transports coal in China. Photo credit: foxxyz, Flickr
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • water risk
Insights
  • Aqueduct
  • fossil fuels
  • Energy
  • Water
  • water risk