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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • health
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
Visible air pollution in Delhi, India
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Sustainable Development Goal 3
  • health
  • Urban Efficiency & Climate
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From Mangroves to Tin Roofs: Fiji Uses Built and Natural Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation

  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • health
  • sea level rise
  • water pollution
A house on stilts on the outskirts of Lautoka City, Fiji
  • Climate Resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • health
  • sea level rise
  • water pollution
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Is Your City Really Serious About Road Safety? Look for These 3 Things

  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Washington, DC
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • health
  • Health & Road Safety
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • health
  • Health & Road Safety
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Urban Transformations: In Tanzania’s Capital, Safer Children Mean Better Neighborhoods

  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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In Kenya’s Rural Health Clinics, Business Performance and Renewables Go Hand-in-Hand

  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
Joyce Onyino and patients at her health clinic in rural Kenya
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • Energy Access
  • health
  • renewable energy
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How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
Maasai woman
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • Humans of Clean Energy
  • health
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
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Making Food Production and Land Use More Sustainable Could Yield $2.3 Trillion in Economic Benefits

  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • health
  • restoration
Harvesting oil palm in Indonesia.
  • Food
  • Economics
  • Climate-Friendly Diets
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • health
  • restoration
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We Know How to Save Millions from Dying on the World’s Roads

  • health
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
Mexico City
  • health
  • road safety
  • Urban Development
  • Health & Road Safety
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4 Steps to Promote Safer Speeds that Save Lives

  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
Speed limit sign and pedestrian crossing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
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The Need for (Safe) Speed: 4 Surprising Ways Slower Driving Creates Better Cities

  • Cities
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety
Bangkok traffic
  • Cities
  • health
  • road safety
  • Health & Road Safety

DC’s Metro Closure Shows Why Creating Trust in Public Transit Matters

  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation
  • public transit
  • health
  • transportation
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How to Make Cities Safer by Design

  • public transit
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
  • public transit
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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Designing Safer Cities for Children

  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Children in Seoul, South Korea. Photo by Brian Negin/Flickr
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

Transport Plays a Key Role in Urban Air Quality

  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
Transport plays a growing role in both the global climate and public health in cities like Londrina, Brazil. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • public transit
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
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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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People-Oriented Cities: Designing Walkable, Bikeable Neighborhoods

  • biking
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
Mexico City has created urban streetscapes around its Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system that support safe bicycling and walking, connecting urban residents to mass transport. Photo by Alejandro Luna/Flickr.
  • biking
  • Cities
  • road safety
  • health
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety

Demystifying Transit-Oriented Development

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Transit-oriented development strategies can help urban areas develop sustainably, uniting land use, transport planning, and urban design to create more people-oriented cities. Pictured: Small businesses and pedestrians at a hub near Mexico City’s Metrobús bus rapid transit (BRT) system. Photo credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Energy Access
  • GHG emissions
  • health
  • road safety
  • transportation
  • Urban Development