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A Green Recovery Starts with Cities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • infrastructure
  • climate policy
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
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Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
Cross-agency collaboration and investing in blue-green infrastructure resulted in Singapore’s redesigned Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.
  • Economics
  • Climate Resilience
  • Commentary
  • infrastructure
  • Cities
  • natural infrastructure
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Safer, More Sustainable Transport in a Post-COVID-19 World

  • coronavirus
  • transportation
  • Equity
New York City transit workers sanitize subway cars and stations
  • coronavirus
  • transportation
  • Equity

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

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
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Habitat III: Milestone for the World’s Cities or Business as Usual?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Quito and clouds
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City - Framing Opportunities and Challenges

  • cities for all
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
Kite seller in Surat
  • cities for all
  • Climate
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
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Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Urban Development
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Climate Adaptation Gains Momentum, Both Politically and Practically

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Morro do Cantagalo
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • COP21
  • Paris Agreement
  • Climate Resilience
  • Finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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4 Women Leaders “Making it Happen” for Sustainable Cities

  • Cities
  • Gender
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • Gender
  • 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

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