Nitin Pandit, CEO of WRI India, explains how limiting urban sprawl, investing in natural infrastructure and scaling up clean energy can create a better future for India.
It would take a Mexico-sized area of farm land to grow the amount of food people waste every year.
Global infrastructure challenges present opportunities to improve our cities. To ensure that these investments result in communities that are productive, livable and sustainable, we must change how we build, manage, and use our cities.
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By 2050, cities will add more than 2.5 billion people and global car ownership is projected to nearly double. By focusing on what makes us drive in the first place, transport demand management (TDM) can improve mobility and quality of life in a rapidly urbanizing world.
International Women’s Day is on March 8, 2015, and this year’s theme is “Make It Happen.” Here are four women leaders working to improve city life by improving access to transport and jobs, making public spaces safer, improving environmental quality, or turning up the volume of their voices by increasing representation in government.
In India, rapid industrialization and urbanization are taking place at a time when increases in water supply are limited.
Connected, compact and coordinated cities can improve economic growth, traffic safety and quality of life through urban mobility systems, which move beyond cars and expand access to opportunity.
Ani Dasgupta, Global Director of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities discusses unique solutions cities can offer to combat climate change, boost economic prosperity, and catalyze smart urbanization.
From climate change to poverty reduction, 2015 is a year of immense opportunity to advance progress on sustainable transport and inclusive cities.
WRI, C40 and ICLEI Establish First Common Standard to Measure and Report City Emissions
Rapid urbanization creates a number challenges for city leaders, but the growing use of sustainable urban mobility solutions provides reasons for optimism in cities worldwide.
O World Resources Institute (WRI) está feliz em receber Aniruddha (“Ani”) Dasgupta como primeiro Diretor Global do WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
Washington, DC (October 15, 2014)— The World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Aniruddha (“Ani”) Dasgupta as the first Global Director of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.
In a blog post originally published for Huffington Post, Andrew Steer and Stephen M. Ross discuss the importance low carbon cities.
The authors have recently partnered to create the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, an initiative that will galvanize action on sustainable urban development and improve the lives of people around the world.
City leaders will have a key role at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York City, which brings together heads of state, mayors, business leaders and civil society representatives to work toward an international agenda to tackle climate change and build resilience.
The “People-oriented Cities” series—exclusive to TheCityFix and Insights—is an exploration of how cities can grow to become more sustainable and livable through transit-oriented development (TOD). The nine-part series will address different urban design techniques and trends that reorient cities around people rather than cars.
EMBARQ Mexico discusses three key elements of urban design to support quality public transport, and how it can help cities move towards a transit-oriented development model.
To help city leaders shift to a planning paradigm that creates more compact neighborhoods and sustainable cities, EMBARQ has released a Transit-oriented Development Guide for Urban Communities.
The guide combines best practices from existing communities and design guidelines for creating healthy, sustainable, people-oriented cities.