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Improving Water Security Helps Reduce the Gender Gap in Mexico City

  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
A woman selling snacks from a cart in the middle of a busy plaza in Mexico City.
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • drought
  • infrastructure
  • water risk
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Lessons from Durban’s Approach to Water Resilience

  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate Resilience
An overview of Umgeni River's Blue Lagoon in Durban, South Africa.
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • Climate Resilience

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
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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
A woman holding a tablet to take photos of an outdoor region.
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • floods
  • climate impacts

Communities in South America's Gran Chaco Are Organizing to Withstand Climate Change

  • Climate
  • floods
  • climate impacts
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
A woman holding a tablet to take photos of an outdoor region.
  • Climate
  • floods
  • climate impacts
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change

4 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
Plastic waits for recycling landfill in the Philippines.
  • Business
  • circular economy
  • coronavirus
  • waste
  • Ocean
  • pollution
  • regulation
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Nigeria Moves Toward a Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery

  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
A sprawling city underneath a cloudy sky.
  • Climate
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • climate change
  • fossil fuels
  • Gender
Insights
  • Climate Resilience
  • podcasts

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
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East African Climate Groups Help Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
People wearing masks standing in line.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
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6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • biking
  • extreme weather
  • climate change
  • Ocean
A man wheels a megaphone mounted on bicycle along a neighborhood path in Bangladesh.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • biking
  • extreme weather
  • climate change
  • Ocean
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INSIDER: Mainstreaming Climate Adaptation into Development: Three Lessons from Kenya

  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security
Herders in Kenya.
  • Climate Resilience
  • adaptation finance
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • Climate
  • food security

COVID-19, Rising Gold Prices and Illegal Mining Threaten Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

  • coronavirus
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
Mining for gold in South America
  • coronavirus
  • indigenous people
  • land rights

Going Low-Carbon Can Help Brazil Build Back Better

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
A Brazilian flag in front of a city.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development

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

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty

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

4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration
Farmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combines crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • restoration

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