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To Build Back from COVID-19, Don’t Overlook Informal Workers

  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty
Tamil Nadu street vendor
  • Commentary
  • coronavirus
  • climate finance
  • climate impacts
  • poverty
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Combating the Coronavirus Without Clean Water

  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • health
  • Water
People getting water in India
  • coronavirus
  • Water Security
  • poverty
  • health
  • Water
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City Leaders Must Prioritize Climate Resilience of Vulnerable Communities

  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty
Penjaringan, North Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Cities
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty

Ensuring a "Just Transition": 5 Priorities to Make Climate Action Benefit Low-Income and Disadvantaged Groups

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty
A youth group marching in Paris, with a banner that says "climate justice = social justice." Photo by Andreas Link/Young FoEE
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate policy
  • Climate Equity
  • Equity
  • Gender
  • indigenous people
  • poverty

Chile’s Protests Offer Lessons on Social Inequality and Climate Action

  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Protests in Santiago, Chile
  • Climate
  • COP25
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
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To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
View of one of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with input and participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman.
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • housing
  • poverty
  • public participation
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
power line in Kenya
  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • electric grid
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
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Q&A: One Woman Aims to Save Kids’ Lives by Redesigning the Roads They Walk

  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • health
Ayikai Charlotte Poswayo
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • road safety
  • poverty
  • health
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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
Children in Dar es Salaam
  • Urban Transformations
  • road safety
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • health
  • Urban Development
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Urban Transformations: In Pune, India, Waste Pickers Go from Trash to Treasure

  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
Members of a waste-pickers cooperative push collection carts along the streets of Pune, India
  • Cities
  • Urban Transformations
  • waste
  • human rights
  • poverty
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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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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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3 Charts Explain One of the Most Overlooked Opportunities to Address Climate Change and Poverty

  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
Air conditioning units in Hong Kong. Flickr/Niall Kennedy
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
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INSIDER: Leaving No One Behind in Advancing Climate Actions: Implications and Opportunities

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • human rights
  • poverty
Insights
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • poverty
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For Indigenous Peoples, Losing Land Can Mean Losing Lives

  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
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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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India’s Renewable Energy Push: A Win-Win for Job Creation and Electricity Access

  • Equity
  • Energy
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
Solar engineers in Tinginaput, India
  • Equity
  • Energy
  • poverty
  • renewable energy
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ADVISORY: WRI Honors Darren Walker and Feike Sijbesma at "Courage to Lead" Dinner

  • conservation
  • land use
  • Climate Resilience
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • environmental justice
  • food security
  • health
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
  • conservation
  • land use
  • Climate Resilience
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • Business
  • environmental justice
  • food security
  • health
  • human rights
  • poverty
  • sustainable development goals
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2050 is Now

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
African farmer
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • Cities
  • infrastructure
  • poverty
  • low carbon development

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