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7 Major Transformations to Solve Urban Inequality

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity
  • cities for all
  • COP26
An aerial view of a cluster of small homes next to luxury buildings, all surrounded by trees.
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity
  • cities for all
  • COP26
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Europe Charts a Course for Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

  • Buildings
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  • coronavirus
  • land use
  • renewable energy
EU Parliament, Strasbourg, France
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
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  • land use
  • indigenous people
  • agriculture

STATEMENT: Fourth National Climate Assessment Confirms Climate Change Will Affect All Regions and All Sectors of U.S. Economy

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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

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ADVISORY: WRI Honors Darren Walker and Feike Sijbesma at "Courage to Lead" Dinner

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  • land use
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In Order to Solve Pollution, We Must First Solve Governance Challenges

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Water
  • water risk
Air pollution in China's Shaanxi Province. Photo by Gilad Rom/Flickr
  • Environmental Rights
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  • environmental democracy
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Water
  • water risk
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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
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The Trillion Dollar Question

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