As the world reaches critical milestones for the Paris Agreement, cities need concrete ways to translate global goals into local action. At the same time, cities are being asked to balance climate and sustainable development goals with the need for economic development.
Tags: climate action
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ABU DHABI (February 10, 2020)—Today, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities launched the second cycle of the WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities, a global competition that celebrates transformative urban change.
Limiting warming in line with the Paris Agreement goals requires deep cuts in transport emissions, even as demand for transport continues to grow. Yet under business as usual, emissions are projected to double. Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) – countries’ plans to address climate...
On October 29, WRI México conducted the fourth installment of TheCityFix Labs México workshops in Hermosillo, Sonora.
Cities are made up of dynamic and complex social, political, economic and natural systems. Pursuing inclusive climate action in cities is critical, but not always easy or straightforward. WRI Ross Center, in...
Cities are increasingly integrating climate adaptation priorities into development policies and plans. However, there remains a gap in understanding how incremental urban adaptation solutions can lead to more transformative change over the long term.
Transformative adaptation reorients...
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COPENHAGEN (October 9
On September 4, eight months after the launch of TheCityFix Labs India, the 10 cohort firms showcased their innovati
On September 3rd, WRI México carried out the third financial workshop of TheCityFix Labs México.