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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

4 Climate Finance Priorities for the Biden Administration

  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • development
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks
View of the White House and surrounding Washington, D.C. streets from above.
  • Climate
  • adaptation finance
  • climate finance
  • development
  • climate change
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
  • multilateral development banks

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
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3 Climate-Resilient Food Solutions for Smallholder Farmers

  • Food
  • Climate Resilience
  • development
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
Two people plowing a field.
  • Food
  • Climate Resilience
  • development
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
  • health
  • low carbon development
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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
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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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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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Growing Momentum for Just Transition: 5 Success Stories and New Commitments to Tackle Inequality Through Climate Action

  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
An indigenous community meeting in Peru.
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 10
  • Climate Equity
  • development
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
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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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Putting the Poor First to Improve Sanitation in Kampala

  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • world resources report
Sanitation entrepreneur in Kampala. Photo: Water for People.
  • cities for all
  • sanitation
  • world resources report
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Equitable Planning in Ahmedabad: Beyond Eminent Domain

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

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • world resources report
Waste collection door-to-door by the members of the SWaCH cooperative in Pune, India. Photo Credit: Brodie Talbot
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • world resources report
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Informal Workers Make Cities Work For All: 3 Stories from Thailand, India and Colombia

  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • world resources report
Choral Mauladia, a street vendor and trade unionist in Ahmedabad. Photo: Getty Images Reportage.
  • cities for all
  • Cities
  • poverty
  • world resources report
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Andrew Steer addresses Courage to Lead.
  • development
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Bridge across creek in Kibera, Nairobi.
  • housing
  • development
  • Equity
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New Urban Transport Models Can Help Create Sustainable Cities

  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
Bicycles in Shanghai
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Development
  • world resources report
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WRI India: Tackling the World’s Toughest Challenges

  • development
  • climate change
Communications training in Mumbai. Photo by Lawrence MacDonald.
  • development
  • climate change

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