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For People to Live and Thrive in a Changing Climate, Cities Need to Change – But How?

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
Green city
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities

PODCAST: A Mother for Road Safety with Zoleka Mandela

  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
Zoleka Mandela speaking out at Global Road Safety Week. Photo by makeroadssafe/Flickr
  • podcasts
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
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Collective Action at the Crossroads: What to Watch in 2020

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
renewable energy
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Economics
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We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report
Polluter waterways carry impacts of poor sanitation citywide. Photo by SusanA Secretariat/Flickr
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report

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
Initiatives

Clean Air Catalyst

Accelerating America's Pledge: How U.S. States, Cities and Businesses Can Deliver Ambitious Climate Action

  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
Rooftop solar panels
  • U.S. Climate
  • Cities
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • U.S. policy
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To Clean Delhi’s Air, Reform Its Transport System

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transportation
New Delhi's air quality, already poor, tends to plummet as Diwali ends and winter begins. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons.
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transportation

To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation

How California Can Use Electric Vehicles to Keep the Lights On

  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
Electric vehicle fleet at Los Angeles Air Force Base
  • Energy
  • electric mobility
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution

  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Installing a green roof. Zero carbon buildings are viable, flexible and affordable right now. Photo by Ziggy Liloia/Flickr
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • energy efficiency
  • greenhouse gases
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • Freshwater
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Red Alert: 3 Strategies for Reducing Toxic Ozone Pollution

  • Equity & Governance
  • Air Quality
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities
Shanghai smog
  • Equity & Governance
  • Air Quality
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Cities
Insights
Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
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Everything You Need to Know About the Fastest-Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Road emissions are the biggest subset of transport emissions.
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • climatewatch-pinned
  • Urban Mobility
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Waterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India
  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Initiatives
Aerial view of Dar es Salaam after flooding.
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Urban trees in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood
  • Cities
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
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Low-Carbon Cities Are a $24 Trillion Opportunity

  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
Riding the bus in Seattle. Increasing the share of passengers taking mass transit is worth more than $10 trillion. Flickr/Brian Glanz.
  • Cities
  • Economics
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset