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Bridge across creek in Kibera, Nairobi.
  • housing
  • development
  • Equity & Governance

Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • housing
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
Informal housing in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • housing
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
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1.2 Billion People Lack Electricity. Increasing Supply Alone Won’t Fix the Problem

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Pharmacy in Monrovia
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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“Pay-As-You-Go” Solar Could Electrify Rural Africa

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
Tanzania solar
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Energy Access
  • renewable energy
  • low carbon development
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World Resources Report: Towards a More Equal City - Framing Opportunities and Challenges

  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
Kite seller in Surat
  • Towards a More Equal City
  • Climate
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development
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Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN Habitat, at preparatory meeting for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Urban Development

Why Are Women Left Out of Land Decisions, Despite Gender Equity Laws?

  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
Indigenous women, Philippines
  • Equity & Governance
  • Gender
  • human rights
  • land rights
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Renewable Energy Is Soaring. Are We Ready?

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
Housekeeper cleaning solar thermal panels in India
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • regulation
  • renewable energy
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The Rise of the Urban Energy “Prosumer”

  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy
Solar panel on roof
  • Equity & Governance
  • Energy
  • Cities
  • renewable energy

Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Freshwater
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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In Order to Solve Pollution, We Must First Solve Governance Challenges

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Air pollution in China's Shaanxi Province. Photo by Gilad Rom/Flickr
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity & Governance
  • environmental democracy
  • Air Quality
  • pollution
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
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Sustainable Development Goals: From Rhetoric to Reality

  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations
Kenyan farmers plant rust-resistant wheat. Photo by Petr Kosina / CIMMYT
  • Equity & Governance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • United Nations

3 Ways to Tackle the Global Problem of Insecure Land Rights

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
When land rights are weak, indigenous peoples can lose access to critical resources like forests. Photo by rbairdpccam/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • natural resources
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Q&A with Cécile Ndjebet: Empowering Women Is Key to Better Forest Management in Cameroon

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Gender
  • land rights
Women in Cameroon prepare to plant saplings. Photo by Cameroon Ecology.
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Gender
  • land rights
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By the Numbers: Economic Impacts of Climate Change in the Lower Mekong Basin

  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Economics
The Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) spans Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, and supports **60 million people**. The region is also widely recognized as highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: William Cho, Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • Economics
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What Does the “Pathway to Paris” Mean for Adaptation?

  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
A growing number of studies show that communities around the world are already experiencing the effects of climate change in the form of extreme heat, unpredictable weather and sea level rise. (Punjab region, Pakistan) Photo by Tariq Saeed/IRIN.
  • International Climate Action
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
  • COP20
  • extreme weather
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Globalizing Sustainable Development

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Today’s challenges go beyond health, food, and education. Photo by Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • Food
  • poverty
  • health
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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COP20 Lays the Groundwork for Paris Climate Pact: 7 Key Developments

  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC
Participants at December 2014 international climate conference in Lima
  • Finance
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Cities
  • COP20
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • Equity & Governance
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • UNFCCC