Diagnosed in the U.S., "winner-take-all urbanism" also afflicts cities in the fast-growing global south in noxious ways that demand unique solutions—starting with participatory development that prioritizes improvements where people already live.
Declining costs, political commitment and innovative finance and business models are driving installation.
Reducing driving speeds won't just save lives. It can create healthier and more economically vibrant cities.
You wouldn't drink wastewater, but it can be converted into a valuable energy source. In fact, some are already trying it, with promising results.
Sludge to Energy: An Environment-Energy-Economic Assessment of Methane Capture from Sludge in Xiangyang City, Hubei Province
Rapid urbanization in China has substantially increased the quantity of liquid waste in municipalities, and has simultaneously engendered massive investments in wastewater conveyance and treatment. This increase in the number of wastewater treatment plants has generated a sharp rise in the...
Amplifying vulnerable communities’ voices in adaptation decision-making to advance effective, equitable and resilient urban development
Listen in on this episode of the WRI Podcast as we speak with Ani Dasgupta, global director of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
Mayors don't have the luxury of ignoring on-the-ground hazards of our changing planet – and fortunately, they're not.
The Open Government Partnership's Subnational Government Pilot Program supports 15 pioneer local governments as they implement plans to strengthen transparency, access to open data, public engagement and accountability systems.