Arturo Ardila-Gomez is Global Lead for Urban Mobility and a Lead Transport Economist and in the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice.
This working paper seeks to elucidate the current estimates for transport infrastructure requirements, looking at a series of reports that consider projected global infrastructure needs in the coming few decades, and provide or quote a cost estimate for these needs.
Globally, buildings account for 40 percent of total energy consumption and 33 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In order to reduce energy consumption and combat climate change, the Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) consor
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Rio de Janeiro (16 March, 2016) – Today, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the City of Rio de Janeiro announced a first-of-its-kind global financing forum to accelerate city climate action.
India’s rural population is on the decline, and people are increasingly moving to cities.
- projectFlagship research series on achieving cities that work for all
- projectThe New Mobility Accelerator supports businesses transforming urban transport in India.
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PARIS (December 7, 2015)—At Energy Day, COP21, several cities and subnational jurisdictions, businesses, and organizations joined the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA).
Transit-oriented development (TOD) brings together both urban and transport planning and has been proven a model for creating compact and connected urban communities.
City leaders worldwide are increasingly prioritizing energy efficiency, given the growing global demand for energy and the pressing need for climate adaptation.