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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
Insights

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
A woman holding a tablet to take photos of an outdoor region.
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • floods
  • climate impacts

Communities in South America's Gran Chaco Are Organizing to Withstand Climate Change

  • Climate
  • floods
  • climate impacts
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
A woman holding a tablet to take photos of an outdoor region.
  • Climate
  • floods
  • climate impacts
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change

The Upstream Battle to Protect Drinking Water in North Carolina

  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
A small lake with trees in the background in North Carolina's Triangle region
  • Freshwater
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
Insights

Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • Finance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
Insights

East African Climate Groups Help Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts
People wearing masks standing in line.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • coronavirus
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate impacts

US State and Local Ballot Measures Advancing the Energy Transition

  • Urban Mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate
Multiple "I Voted" stickers on a white table.
  • Urban Mobility
  • energy efficiency
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
  • U.S. Climate

Protecting Your Coffee from Climate Change: 3 Early Lessons in Costa Rica

  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
Costa Rican coffee farmer Armando Navarro
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture

Importing a Good Idea to the U.S.: Parametric Insurance and Climate-Related Risks

  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paying for Paris
YMCA Mountain fire, Colorado, July 2020
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paying for Paris
Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate
  • human rights
  • pollution

Mongolia Shows How to Fight for Environmental Justice

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • pollution
Mongolia
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • pollution

How Wind Turbines Are Providing a Safety Net for Rural Farmers

  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
Wind turbines in the distance at sunset.
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • renewable energy

California Shows How the U.S. Can Reduce Transport Emissions

  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation
Cars in traffic
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • transportation

How to Use Forests to Fend Off a Water and Energy Crisis in Colombia

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
The Sumapaz Páramo landscape near Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • climate change
  • Energy
  • Energy Access

Going Low-Carbon Can Help Brazil Build Back Better

  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
A Brazilian flag in front of a city.
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • Climate Resilience
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • low carbon development
Rendering of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Forest
  • Cities
  • Forests
Insights

A Low-Carbon Recovery Can Create Jobs and Boost Indonesia’s Economy

  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Aerial view of people and goods in a busy Jakarta street market. Photo by Henry Sudarman/Flickr.
  • Climate
  • coronavirus
  • fossil fuels
  • Economics
  • development
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • low carbon development
  • commodities
  • renewable energy
Insights

Solar Power: A Rural Indian Hospital’s Key to Fighting COVID-19

  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
The front of Nav Jivan Hospital in Palamu district of India.
  • Energy
  • coronavirus
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy