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In Ahmedabad, India, Women Are Climate Leaders, Not Victims

  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity
Woman works in her home in Ahmedabad, India.
  • cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • equity

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
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
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Building Equitable Economies by Restoring Landscapes in India

  • Economics
  • social landscapes
  • economy
  • Forests
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
  • WRI India
Two people standing in a field at the edge of a mountain.
  • Economics
  • social landscapes
  • economy
  • Forests
  • forest restoration
  • restoration
  • WRI India
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Solar Power: A Rural Indian Hospital’s Key to Fighting COVID-19

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • WRI India
The front of Nav Jivan Hospital in Palamu district of India.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
  • WRI India
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South Asia Confronts a Double Disaster: Cyclone and COVID-19

  • coronavirus
  • disasters
  • Asia
  • India
Boats in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • coronavirus
  • disasters
  • Asia
  • India
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After COVID-19, 5 Ways India Can Pursue a Sustainable and Resilient Recovery

  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • technology
Person riding motorcycle in India during coronavirus pandemic
  • coronavirus
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • economy
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
  • technology
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Tackling Inequality in Cities is Essential for Fighting COVID-19

  • cities for all
  • coronavirus
  • sustainable cities
Mumbai, India
  • cities for all
  • coronavirus
  • sustainable cities
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Delhi’s Deadly Smog: Policy Paralysis Around a Preventable Problem

  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
Some of Delhi's dangerous air pollution comes from crop burning in neighboring states. Photo by Neil Palmer/CIAT.
  • India
  • Air Quality
  • agriculture
  • fire
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To Clean Delhi’s Air, Reform Its Transport System

  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
New Delhi's air quality, already poor, tends to plummet as Diwali ends and winter begins. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons.
  • India
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • health
  • transport
  • transportation
  • WRI India
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Responding to Day Zero Equitably: Water Crisis Lessons from Cape Town and Chennai

  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • India
  • South Africa
  • water
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Powering Remote Hospitals with Solar: Overcoming the Remaining Challenges

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
Makunda Hospital, in a remote rural area of India, often faces power outages. Solar panels could help hospitals like this one maintain more reliable electricity. Photo by Amala Devi/WRI.
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • India
  • renewable energy
  • solar
  • WRI India
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Buildings Are a Hidden Source of Indian Cities’ Extreme Heat

  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • India
Tight-packed buildings in Chennai, India
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • India
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More Water Shortages Mean Energy Investors Need New Ways to Manage Drought Risk

  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
A thermal power plant in Rajasthan. Flickr/vedantlath
  • water scarcity
  • coal
  • drought
  • Energy
  • finance
  • India
  • investment
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Guangzhou’s Pearl River Tower
  • Cities
  • Buildings
  • Climate
  • Energy

For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation

  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture
In India's Narmada District, legal recognition of communities' land rights have enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by...
  • Food
  • Forests
  • land use
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • Indonesia
  • south america
  • sustainable agriculture

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

  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
Kids carrying water in the Indian countryside. Photo by Mr. Fink/Flickr
  • Climate Resilience
  • Climate
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • governance
  • India
  • public participation
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PODCAST: How Chennai's Water Got to Day Zero

  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
The waterfront in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • podcasts
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Cities
  • India
  • WRI India
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How Does a Flood-prone City Run Out of Water? Inside Chennai’s “Day Zero” Crisis

  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • India
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • water stress

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • urban policy
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • transportation

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