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  • Urban Transformations
  • Urban Development
  • Equity
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Insights from Big Data on How COVID-19 Is Changing Society

  • Air Quality
  • Cities
  • transportation
Bike riders in New York City's Prospect park
  • Air Quality
  • Cities
  • transportation
Insights

People Move to Cities for Better Jobs and Opportunities. Impossible Commutes Are Getting in the Way

  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation
Aerial view of streets in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia.
  • cities for all
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
  • Urban Mobility
  • Cities
  • transportation

5 Things We Learned About Urban Transformation

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • transportation
Metrocable cars
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • transportation
Insights

WRI’s Courage to Lead Dinner Envisions Sustainable Cities of the Future

  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Development
WRI Ross Prize for Cities
  • Prize for Cities
  • Urban Development
Insights

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
Insights

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
Insights

4 Ways Cities Can Build More Climate-Resilient Neighborhoods

  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development
community workshop in India
  • Climate Resilience
  • Cities
  • Urban Development

Stronger Than the Storm: 3 Lessons for Building Climate Resilience in Poor Urban Communities

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Landslide in Rio de Janeiro
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • climate impacts
Insights

Cities Can Save $17 Trillion by Preventing Urban Sprawl

  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
New York City
  • Economics
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

What Does Environmental Democracy Look Like?

  • Energy
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Eight years ago, developers proposed a five-dam project on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Patagonia, Chile. While they projected that the hydropower would produce 2,750 megawatts of power, the project would also flood 23 square miles of wilderness, jeopardizing the environment, local culture, and tourism of the region. Photo Credit: International Rivers/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Insights

UNEP’s New Access to Information Policy Falls Short of True Transparency

  • Equity
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
UNEP describes itself as “the voice for the environment within the United Nations system…acting as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.” Photo Credit: UN/Flickr
  • Equity
  • Business
  • environmental democracy
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