May 21, 2014
Building on the work of EMBARQ, WRI introduces broader cities initiative to catalyze environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable urban areasMay 19, 2014
EMBARQ, the sustainable transport and urban development program of the World Resources Institute (WRI), is pleased to announce the launch of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. The Center will increase WRI’s reach in developed and emerging cities, building on the work of the EMBARQ Network, which will continue to help cities make sustainable transport a reality.
The case of the PhilippinesApril 17, 2014
Update May 1, 2014: This webinar has been rescheduled to May 6, 2014, 8:00am EST.
Anneli R. Lontoc, Undersecretary, Department of Transportation and Communications, Philippines and Senior Research/Teaching Fellow, University of the Philippines - School of Urban and Regional Planning, will present a webinar on mainstreaming the low carbon path in the transport sector at the national and local levels.
New tool expands access to resources and best practices for developing low carbon transportApril 07, 2014
This month saw the launch of the Transport Toolkit, a landmark web portal that gives urban planners and city leaders a six step framework, expert advice, and numerous best practices to help them innovate quickly and successfully to improve mass transport while helping the environment.
April 07, 2014
EMBARQ India's second annual CONNECTKaro conference brought hundreds of stakeholders in sustainable transport and urban development into conversation with one another. The conference saw over 300 participants while thousands more joined sessions online. Through 15 sessions across two action packed days, CONNECTKaro brought together academics, students, bureaucrats, and practitioners on a common platform to discuss how to make Indian cities more livable and sustainable.
March 25, 2014
You may notice that EMBARQ.org is sporting a bold, new look today. You guessed it, we've overhauled our website!
We've redesigned this site with you - the user - in mind, giving you better access to our range of publications, videos, projects, and other materials. Read on to learn more about how our new site lets you engage with our experts, explore our projects and publications, and better understand our impact.
March 10, 2014
Benoit Lefevre, Director of Transport and Climate at EMBARQ, the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) program for sustainable transport and urban development, will present a webinar in Spanish on the introduction of the Low Emission Transport Toolkit. Navid Ahdieh, Project Leader at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will present the webinar in English.
MEDIA ADVISORY: CONNECTKaro 2014 Event in Bangalore: Opportunities for Sustainable Transport and CitiesNational and international experts discuss sustainable transport and urban development in IndiaMarch 06, 2014
Editor’s Note: Watch a live webcast: connectkaro.org/live
March 06, 2014
Mexico is preparing to pass an Energy Reform bill, which will be one of the greatest determinants of the country’s economic and environmental future. Environmentalists and non-governmental organizations, including EMBARQ Mexico, have drafted the secondary legislation (also known as delegated legislation) that will provide Mexico with the legal framework and implementation guidelines to make its goals for a sustainable energy future a reality.
EMBARQ China assesses contributing factors and potential solutions to China’s massive air quality challengeMarch 05, 2014
As severe air pollution grips Beijing, China and the surrounding region, the sharp rise in harmful particulate matter has forced authorities to consider both immediate responses and long-term strategies to combat air pollution.