A seminar led by Sebastian Castellanos of WRI on business models for low- and zero-emission buses based on evidence from Chile.
A seminar led by Dr. James Woodcock of the Public Health Modelling Programme at the Centre for Diet and Activity Research on the the health impacts of walking and cycling.
A seminar led by Diego Canales of WRI on the Land-Use and Transport Accessibility Tool.
A seminar led by Karen Seto, Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University.
A seminar led by Alain Bertaud, Senior Research Scholar at the NYU Stern Urbanization Project.
A seminar led by Brian Arbogast, Director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Program, on why solving the sanitation challenge is central to making developing cities healthy, livable, and more equal.
A seminar led by the World Bank's Mark Roberts and Jon Kher Kaw on urbanization in South Asia.
A seminar led by Edgar Pieterse, Founding Director of the African Centre for Cities (ACC) at the University of Cape Town, on the New Urban Agenda in Africa.
A seminar led by Sheela Patel, Founder and Director of the Society for Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC), on the invisibility of the urban poor and ways to give them voice in global discourses.
A seminar led by Mathis Wackernagel, co-creator of the Ecological Footprint and CEO of Global Footprint Network, on cities and resource security.
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New WRI research shows that cities in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia are expanding outward rather than vertically. As these places grow in population, continuing their unwieldy expansion outward could push them into economic, environmental and social crises.
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