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Unlocking Climate Action: From Bogota City Hall to the President’s Desk and Back Again

  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
Bogota skyline
  • Buildings
  • Unlocking Climate Action
  • Cities
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IPCC 1.5° Report: We Need to Build and Live Differently in Cities

  • climate science
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
Wiping down rooftop solar panels in Mumbai.
  • climate science
  • Cities
  • low carbon development
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Curbing Climate Change and Preventing Deaths from Air Pollution Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
China air pollution
  • Climate
  • Air Quality
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • Cities
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
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6 Road Design Changes That Can Save Lives

  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
A roundabout in Frise, Netherlands.
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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3 Charts Explain One of the Most Overlooked Opportunities to Address Climate Change and Poverty

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
Air conditioning units in Hong Kong. Flickr/Niall Kennedy
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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Help for São Paulo’s Complex Water Woes: Protect and Restore Forests

  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
The Atibainha reservoir in Cantareira System in São Paulo during drought.
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water Security
  • drought
  • Cities
  • restoration
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  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Forests
Rooftop solar panels in California.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate policy
  • Cities
  • Climate
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Equitable Planning in Ahmedabad: Beyond Eminent Domain

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
Ahmedabad uses a special process for acquiring land to make sure new developments receive city services.
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
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India's Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here's How Pune Coped.

  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
Waste collection door-to-door by the members of the SWaCH cooperative in Pune, India. Photo Credit: Brodie Talbot
  • Cities
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • world resources report
Bus in Quito.
  • Urban Mobility
  • data
  • Cities

Cities Are Taxing Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft. Is This a Good Thing?

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Traffic congestion in Washington, DC.
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Traffic in Saigon. Flickr/Jonas Ginter
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
Insights
Mumbai
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • climate change
Insights
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • public participation
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There’s an Easy Way for National Governments to Help Cities Act on Climate Change—Give Them Data

  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
Traffic in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Cities
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
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Q&A: What Is the Future of Green Building?

  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
Looking into Toronto. Unsplash/Sandra Schuh
  • Buildings
  • Cities
  • energy efficiency
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Informal Workers Make Cities Work For All: 3 Stories from Thailand, India and Colombia

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • world resources report
Choral Mauladia, a street vendor and trade unionist in Ahmedabad. Photo: Getty Images Reportage.
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • world resources report
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Mass Transit Is a Public Good. Everyone—Not Just Riders—Should Pay For It.

  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
Looking out onto the Delhi Metro tracks in Badarpur. Flickr/Axel Drainville
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
  • public transit
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation