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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
  • 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
  • Urban Development

A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America

  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
Silhouette of a person with a bicycle overlooking Belo Horizonte's skyline. Photo by Mariana Gil/WRI.
  • biking
  • cities for all
  • infrastructure
  • sanitation
  • Cities
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • low carbon development
  • multilateral development banks
  • transportation
  • Water
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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Water
  • water risk
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Flooded street in Thailand
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water
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Tackling Inequality in Cities is Essential for Fighting COVID-19

  • cities for all
  • coronavirus
Mumbai, India
  • cities for all
  • coronavirus
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Domestic Water Use Grew 600% Over the Past 50 Years

  • Aqueduct
  • Water
water sprinkler on lawn
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
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We're Underestimating How Many People Lack Sanitation Services—and Ignoring the Best Solution for Many Cities

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report
Polluter waterways carry impacts of poor sanitation citywide. Photo by SusanA Secretariat/Flickr
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • waste
  • Cities
  • world resources report
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Water Could Limit Our Ability to Feed the World. These 9 Graphics Explain Why

  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Water
  • water risk
Conventional sprinkler irrigation
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Water
  • water risk
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • 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
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
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PODCAST: Solutions to the Global Water Crisis

  • Aqueduct
  • podcasts
  • Water
A man at work in a rice paddy in Goa, India. Photo by Marc Roberts/Flickr
  • Aqueduct
  • podcasts
  • Water
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Water
We are far from universal water access.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • Water Security
  • development
  • Water
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Dry, cracked soil with a small lake and mountain range in the background.
  • Aqueduct
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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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 Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
Chennai
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Water Security
  • Urban Development
  • water risk
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5 Ways to Put Food on a Water Diet

  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
African woman watering garden
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
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Public Space for Recreation Is Good for Cities. Guadalajara, Mexico Shows Us 3 Reasons Why.

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Guadalajara, Mexico
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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Too Many Cities Are Growing Out Rather than Up. 3 Reasons That’s a Problem

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Informal settlements at the edge of Mumbai, India. Photo by Johnny Miller/Unequal Scenes
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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Johannesburg Fights Inequality with Transit-Oriented Development

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report
Contrasting high and low income housing juxtaposed in Bloubosrand, Johannesburg, June 2016. Photo: Christina Culwick
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • world resources report
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UN Security Council Examines the Connection Between Water Risk and Political Conflict

  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • united nations
  • Water
  • water risk
SDF fighters in central Raqqa
  • Aqueduct
  • human rights
  • united nations
  • Water
  • water risk

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