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RELEASE: WRI and Partners Launch Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience

  • COP27
  • Water
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
  • COP27
  • Water
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience

2020-2021 Grand Prize Winner: Sustainable Food Production for a Resilient Rosario

  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • agriculture
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • agriculture

Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
  • agriculture
A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
  • agriculture
Insights

In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity

In Monterrey, Mexico, a University’s Tragedy Sparks a Citywide Turnaround

  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity
Monterrey, Mexico residents enjoying the open streets of the monthly Callejero event.
  • Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26

ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Initiatives
Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • environmental justice
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • environmental justice
Insights

Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Research

Prepared Communities

Stronger Than the Storm: 3 Lessons for Building Climate Resilience in Poor Urban Communities

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts

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