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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

Will Mexico’s Growing Avocado Industry Harm Its Forests?

  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Avocado
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests

As India Revises State Climate Plans, Who Should Have a Voice?

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • public participation
Insights

P4G Partnerships at Work: Green Logistics in China, Fighting Food Waste in Indonesia and ZEBRA Transit in Latin America

  • Climate Resilience
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
Package recycling station
  • Climate Resilience
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 17
Traffic congestion in Washington, DC.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation

Mexico’s 3 Big Steps Towards Comprehensive Carbon Pricing

  • carbon pricing
  • G20
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Mexican flag
  • carbon pricing
  • G20
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights

How Do New 2050 Climate Strategies from Canada, Mexico and the US Stack Up?

  • Climate
  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy
From left to right: President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Barack Obama
  • Climate
  • COP22
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
  • U.S. policy

Mexico Can Save $26 Billion Through its National Climate Plan

  • National Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Climate
Cement Tower with tyre fuel
  • National Climate Action
  • climate policy
  • Climate

Climate Change Game-Changer: a Continent-Wide Strategy for North America

  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
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  • Climate
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy

What Do Top Emitters' Greenhouse Gas Targets Mean for Emissions? It’s Not Always Clear

  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Wind turbines
  • International Climate Action
  • COP21
  • emissions
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

Open Government Partnership: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals through Accountability and Transparency

  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
The Open Government Partnership can help support implementation of the 17 SDGs. Photo by Josh Estey/Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Motorized vehicles are responsible for nearly half of Mexico City's greenhouse gas emissions. Photo by Curt Carnemark / World Bank
  • public transit
  • transportation

Mexico Becomes First Developing Country to Release New Climate Plan (INDC)

  • International Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Mexico committed to reduce its emissions by 22 percent from business-as-usual levels by 2030. Photo by Pulpolox/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

$150 Million to Transform Sustainable Transport in Mexico City

  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
With the new investment to modernize and expand Metrobús, Mexico City is making high quality sustainable mobility a reality for its residents. Photo by Taís Policanti/EMBARQ Mexico.
  • Urban Mobility
  • public transit
  • low carbon development
  • transportation

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Insights

7 Stories to Watch in 2014

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy
As host of the 2014 World Cup, all eyes will be on Brazil's cities to see how they deal with their sustainability challenges and opportunities. Photo credit: Crystal Davis, WRI
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • restoration
  • U.S. policy

7 Ways to Attract and Use Climate Finance for Transport

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
A Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Curitiba, Brazil. Photo credit: whl.travel
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

The New Climate Economics

  • Economics
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
In recent years, a series of extreme weather events have caused immense damage. Photo credit: Wayne Stadler, Flickr
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • international climate policy

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