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How 'Complete Streets' Are Making Brazil's Cities Safer

  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
People cross the street in Belo Horizonte
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development

The Future of Extreme Heat in Cities: What We Know — and What We Don’t

  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
Brick layers during in a heatwave in New Delhi, India
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Development
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate impacts
  • climate science
  • COP28
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5 Takeaways for Companies Setting Science-based Freshwater Targets

  • science based targets
  • water risk
  • Water Security
  • Aqueduct
A person wearing a hat sits on the rocks overlooking Laguna Churup in Peru.
  • science based targets
  • water risk
  • Water Security
  • Aqueduct
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The Next Phase of Corporate Sustainability: Addressing Consumer Water Use

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Water Security
  • water risk
Washing dishes.
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • Water Security
  • water risk
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25 Countries, Housing One-quarter of the Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress

  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • Aqueduct
  • water risk
Women collect water near Arba Minch, Gamo Gofa Zone, Ethiopia,
  • Freshwater
  • Water Quality
  • Aqueduct
  • water risk

7 Ways Faith Organizations Are Making Cities More Sustainable and Equitable

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
People distribute food in front of a mosque
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • Urban Development
Insights

In Iloilo City, Philippines, an Inclusive Housing Program Protects Vulnerable Communities from Flood Risks

  • Climate Resilience
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Development
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
This housing in Iloilo City, Philippines was built to provide safe shelter to people previously living in flood zones.
  • Climate Resilience
  • sea level rise
  • Urban Development
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
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5 Cities Show How to Thrive in Turbulent Times

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
Children playing in a neighborhood park in Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
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Crop irrigation in an agricultural field
  • water risk
  • agriculture
  • Aqueduct
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5 Ways China’s Cities Can Drive Equitable and Sustainable Urbanization

  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
A close-up of shrubbery with skyscrapers in the distant background.
  • Urban Development
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • nature-based solutions
  • development
  • low carbon development
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7 Major Transformations to Solve Urban Inequality

  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity & Governance
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • COP26
An aerial view of a cluster of small homes next to luxury buildings, all surrounded by trees.
  • Urban Development
  • Urban Transformations
  • land use
  • data
  • infrastructure
  • Equity & Governance
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • COP26
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How Water Challenges Threaten India’s Energy Security

  • water risk
  • renewable energy
  • power plants
  • drought
  • floods
  • Aqueduct
Power plant in dry land
  • water risk
  • renewable energy
  • power plants
  • drought
  • floods
  • Aqueduct
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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Water insecurity in African cities
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience

Developing Cities Need Cash. Land Value Capture Can Help

  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development
People walk on and around an outdoor escalator at a train station in Shenzhen.
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • land use
  • development
  • Finance
  • Urban Development

5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • Urban Development
  • COP26
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Triple Threat: Water, Energy and Food Insecurity

  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
triple-threat-water-energy-and-food-insecurity
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
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Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
People walking through a park.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Forests
  • coronavirus
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development

Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Insights
Flooded street in Thailand
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • Freshwater
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Domestic Water Use Grew 600% Over the Past 50 Years

  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater
water sprinkler on lawn
  • Aqueduct
  • Freshwater