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The US Clean Energy Transition Isn’t Equitable — But it Could Be

  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • renewable energy
  • climate finance
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
Two stacked rows of electrical fuse boxes with different numbers on them.
  • Clean Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Equity
  • renewable energy
  • climate finance
  • U.S. Climate Policy-Clean Power
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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

Funding for an Equitable Clean Energy Transition Already Exists

  • Clean Energy
  • Finance
  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance
Wind turbine at dusk, Columbia Gorge, Wasco, Oregon, USA
  • Clean Energy
  • Finance
  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance

3 Benefits of Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Gender
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
An all-women community forest user group in Nepal.
  • Gender
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • land rights
  • human rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Integrated Planning Helps Kenya Close its Energy Access Gap

  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Energy Access
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Kenya village
  • Clean Energy
  • electric grid
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
  • Energy Access
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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Is Climate Finance Supporting Frontline Communities? Most Governments Don’t Know

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • COP26
People farming crops in the Moruese village
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • COP26

Voting Rights Are Fundamental to Democracy and Climate Justice

  • Equity & Governance
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
A group of people sitting at desks separated by white dividers with the United States flag on them.
  • Equity & Governance
  • climate change
  • environmental justice

Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
A man sits and plants new plants in his garden.
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • Equity & Governance
  • agriculture
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How London Uses Road Fees to Tackle Air Pollution and Inequality

  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
A woman bikes on a London cycle lane. Red public buses are seen in the background.
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • transportation
  • Equity & Governance
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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

6 Innovative Ways to Fund Climate Action and Equity in US Cities

  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • climate finance
Solar panels on homes in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Climate
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity & Governance
  • climate finance
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There Is No Climate Justice Without Racial Justice

  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance
A climate protest. Climate activists walk with a sign that reads climate justice equals racial justice.
  • environmental justice
  • Equity & Governance
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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

4 Ways Indigenous and Community Lands Help Fight Climate Change

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • land rights
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

5 Lessons for Securing Women’s Collective Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Community forest
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Forests Absorb Twice As Much Carbon As They Emit Each Year

  • GHG emissions
  • Forests
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • Forests
  • COP26
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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Building Equitable Economies by Restoring Landscapes in India

  • Economics
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Two people standing in a field at the edge of a mountain.
  • Economics
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance

Mining Threatens 20% of Indigenous Lands in the Amazon

  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
Brazil nut producer, Peru
  • land rights
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
  • Equity & Governance
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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