Cities must ensure universal access to safe, reliable and affordable sanitation so that all urban residents can lead productive, healthy and thriving lives. Globally, the number of urban residents who lack safely managed sanitation has increased from 1.9 billion in...
Forging the Path to a Sustainable Urban Future: WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities 2018-19 Annual ReportSeptember 2019
This report not only highlights progress over the past year but celebrates the achievements and impact of WRI Ross Center over the last five years. Our journey, which began with a focus on mobility, has progressed to include holistic solutions on urban planning and development, energy efficiency...
This report highlights some of our many successes in 2016-17 through deep, targeted and catalytic engagement with cities. From the New Urban Agenda to making streets safer for everyone, we are helping to shape four global stories.
This report takes Chengdu’s low-carbon development and water pollution emissions reduction goals as its starting points and analyzes the current energy efficiency of its municipal wastewater treatment facilities. It uses scenario analysis to forecast the potential for energy conservation of...