Posts tagged with 'World Resources Institute'
WRI President Andrew Steer and World Bank President Kim. Photo by Aaron Minnick.
6 Top Environment And Development Stories To Watch In 2013
This post originally appeared on Bloomberg.com and WRIInsights.  As we enter 2013, there are signs of growth and economic advancement around the world. The global middle class is booming. More people are moving into cities. And the quality of life for millions ...
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and World Resources Institute Partner to Promote City Transit Solutions. Photo by David W.
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and World Resources Institute Partner to Promote City Transit Solutions
This post was originally featured on WRI.org.  The World Resources Institute, led by its sustainable transport center, EMBARQ, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) established a partnership today that will further their mutual goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from urban transportation. ...
Congestion in Urban China is appalling...and growing.
The Trillion Yuan Question: How Can China Fund Its Sustainable Growth?
This post was originally featured on WRIInsights and was co-authored with Daniel Bongardt, Transport Policy Advisor with the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).  China—especially its cities—has embraced sustainable transport in a big way. The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development recently urged Chinese cities ...
Andrew Steer - Reflections On The 8th International Congress On Sustainable Transport
Andrew Steer – Reflections On The 8th International Congress On Sustainable Transport
This post was originally published on WRIInsights and authored by Andrew Steer, President of the World Resources Institute. Who said urban transport was boring? Certainly not the 1,100 people who recently gathered in Mexico City at the 8th annual International Congress on ...
WRI’s 30th Anniversary Dinner: Reflecting on Cities and Leadership
WRI’s 30th Anniversary Dinner: Reflecting on Cities and Leadership
This post was originally published on WRI Insights. Cities were a major theme of WRI’s 30th anniversary dinner last night. And, why not? The event took place in arguably the greatest city in the world, New York. Guests included Mayor ...
EMBARQ-FedEx Collaboration Aims to Improve Public Transport in Developing Countries
EMBARQ-FedEx Collaboration Aims to Improve Public Transport in Developing Countries
This post was originally published on EMBARQ.org. A new collaboration to optimize city bus operations in Mexico, Brazil and India was announced today by FedEx Corp. and EMBARQ, the World Resources Institute’s center for sustainable transport (the producer of this blog.) “Thanks to ...