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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
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Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods

  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
Waterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India
  • Cities
  • floods
  • Climate Resilience
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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
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A Tale of Two Cities in Brazil (and the Forest that Connects Them)

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
Salvador's city government delivers native trees to residents, as part of an effort to revitalize the surrounding Atlantic Forest. Photo by Marcelo Gandra.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Cities
  • restoration
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Freshwater
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Freshwater
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India Has the Worst Road Safety Record in the World. A New Law Aims to Change That

  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
busy street from Charminar
  • Cities
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • Cities
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Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
Eskişehir, Turkey
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Energy
  • energy efficiency
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • health
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
Visible air pollution in Delhi, India
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • health
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Scooter Use Skyrocketing in Cities, But Are They Safe? A Look at the Evidence

  • biking
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
A man rides a scooter in Austin, Texas.
  • biking
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development
Warwick Junction
  • Urban Transformations
  • Cities
  • human rights
  • Urban Development