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7 Ways US Cities Can Make Clean Energy Initiatives More Equitable

  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy
Installing rooftop solar panels in upstate New York
  • renewable energy
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • U.S. Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • Energy
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5 Ways the Glasgow Climate Pact Aims to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Climate Governance
  • international climate policy
  • COP26
An aerial view of a grid of solar panels.
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Climate Governance
  • international climate policy
  • COP26
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6 Ways to Ensure Ecosystem Restoration Prioritizes People

  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Three woman point to a map hung on the side of a building.
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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5 actions pour garantir que la foresterie communautaire marche en République du Congo

  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Sunset over the Sangha River in Bomassa, Republic of Congo.
  • forest monitoring
  • Forests
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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5 Actions to Ensure Community Forestry Works in the Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Sunset over the Sangha River in Bomassa, Republic of Congo.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • forest products
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

Why Aren't Countries Reporting Environmental Defender Killings?

  • Environmental Rights
  • environmental justice
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Cleared land in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • Environmental Rights
  • environmental justice
  • Climate
  • deforestation
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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It’s About Time: The Climate Community Invests in Securing Community Land

  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
A large patch of lemongrass in the Chisapani Community Forest
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

The US Clean Energy Transition Isn’t Equitable — But it Could Be

  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • renewable energy
  • climate finance
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
Two stacked rows of electrical fuse boxes with different numbers on them.
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • renewable energy
  • climate finance
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
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7 Major Transformations to Solve Urban Inequality

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity & Governance
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • 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 & Governance
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • COP26

Funding for an Equitable Clean Energy Transition Already Exists

  • Clean Energy
  • Finance
  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance
Wind turbine at dusk, Columbia Gorge, Wasco, Oregon, USA
  • Clean Energy
  • Finance
  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance

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

3 Benefits of Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Gender
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
An all-women community forest user group in Nepal.
  • Gender
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Integrated Planning Helps Kenya Close its Energy Access Gap

  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Energy Access
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Kenya village
  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Energy Access
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

How to Transform Food Systems in the Face of Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Food
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • food security
  • agriculture
  • COP26
Tea farmer harvesting leaves in Sri Lanka
  • Climate
  • Food
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • food security
  • agriculture
  • COP26

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

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance

How Climate Change Affects Health and How Countries Can Respond

  • Climate Resilience
  • health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
Health workers in Kenya prepare supplies in front of a window with children looking through on the other side.
  • Climate Resilience
  • health
  • adaptation finance
  • climate change
  • climatewatch-pinned
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In Nairobi, Residents Redesign Public Spaces to Build Flood Resilience

  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
Nairobi residents redesign public spaces to build flood resilience
  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance

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

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

6 Innovative Ways to Fund Climate Action and Equity in US Cities

  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • climate finance
Solar panels on homes in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • climate finance
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset