BOGOTÁ, Colombia (October 3, 2018) — Today, Bogotá announced a new policy for more energy-efficient construction that is expected to reduce energy and water use in new buildings by 20 percent and 30 percent, respectively, when fully implemented.
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SAN FRANCISCO (September 12, 2018) — Floods and landslides are wreaking havoc on cities from Bangkok to Bangalore. Urban heat islands are exacerbating sweltering temperatures from Los Angeles to São Paulo.
- projectHelping cities protect and integrate forests to combat climate change, preserve watersheds and biodiversity, and improve human well-being
A small but growing number of cities are adopting more inclusive approaches to informal workers and this offers important lessons for cities that seek a more equal, productive and environmentally sustainable future.
Informal workers account for 50 to 80 percent of urban employment and...
An estimated 1.25 million people are killed and a staggering 50 million are injured in traffic collisions each year. Yet, road safety remains a remarkably low political priority in cities around the world. In many cases, road safety is seen to be in direct conflict with other priorities, such as...
IBAGUÉ, COLOMBIA (November 10, 2017) – A workshop, hosted by the City of Ibagué and organized by the Ministry of Transport of Colombia and WRI Ross Center, convened officials from Colombian cities, the National Development Bank of Colombia, the private sector, and civil society t
CALI, COLOMBIA (October 20, 2017) — From October 18 to 20, officials from 13 Latin American cities participated in a capacity building workshop on how to financ
CALI, COLOMBIA (October 17, 2017) – A workshop co-hosted by the City of Cali, integral development non-profit FDI (
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.