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
- projectFlagship research series on achieving cities that work for all
Today (December 3), during the COP21 Buildings Day, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) pledged a $2 million grant to WRI to support the implementation of local building efficiency policies and actions in cities around the world.
- projectSupporting the first city in India to legislate on transit-oriented development
China’s rapid urbanization has dramatically increased the need for public transit infrastructure in cities across the country.
“Safe Cycling Design Manual for Istanbul”, a publication from EMBARQ (sustainable urban mobility by WRI), recently received an Excellen
- projectInteractive platform quantifies and visualizes river flood risks worldwide
Rising demand for energy worldwide is making the need for affordable, sustainable energy sources increasingly urgent.
Bangalore is currently in the process of implementing a wide-ranging set of reforms to its urban bus system, one of the largest in India. At the center of this effort is a pioneering re-design of the route and network structure of bus services in the city.
At last month’s International Congress for Sustainable Transport in Mexico City, Robin King, Director of Urban Development for EMBARQ, hosted a workshop focused on the question: “What kind of city do you want to live in?” Instead of discussing t