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5 Priorities for Cities After COP26

  • COP26
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Health & Road Safety
Busy road in Dhaka, Bangladesh during heavy rainfall
  • COP26
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Climate Equity
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Health & Road Safety
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More Equal Cities Can Help Bring Global Climate Goals Within Reach

  • COP26
  • Cities
  • Climate Equity
Pedestrians on crosswalk
  • COP26
  • Cities
  • Climate Equity
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4 Ways to Design Safe Streets for Cyclists

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Health & Road Safety
Bike lanes in Barcelona, Spain
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • Health & Road Safety
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Going Electric: How Ride-hailing Drivers Can Help Cities Speed Up EV Use

  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • Urban Mobility
A driver following GPS directions on a mounted smartphone, taken from the backseat of the car.
  • Cities
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
  • electric mobility
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Electric Vehicles
  • Urban Mobility
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Cities Are Surprising Leaders in Forest Conservation

  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration
A large forest reaching the edge of Campinas, a city in Brazil.
  • Cities
  • deforestation
  • conservation
  • restoration

How US Cities and Corporations Can Collaborate on Clean Energy

  • Clean Energy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
  • COP26
Roof top solar installation with Midtown Manhattan view as background.
  • Clean Energy
  • Business
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
  • COP26
Initiatives

Systems Change Lab

Person in crowd holding sign that reads "SYSTEM CHANGE NOT CLIMATE CHANGE" with Earth image on cardboard sign.

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
Initiatives

TUMI E-Bus Mission

Transmilenio electric transit bus charging at an electric bus depot in Bogota, Colombia
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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
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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
Initiatives

UrbanShift

early in the morning in the best light in Havana
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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Water insecurity in African cities
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
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In Ahmedabad, India, Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
Woman works in her home in Ahmedabad, India.
  • Cities
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
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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

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
Initiatives