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Coalition for Urban Transitions @NCEcities Washington, DC; London, UK

A global initiative supporting national governments unlock the economic power of inclusive, zero-carbon cities @NewClimateEcon @WRIRossCities @C40cities

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A Fairer and More Sustainable Post-COVID World in Latin America | Read @RogerioStudart & @avelleda4 on why #COVID19https://t.co/WqNVkbrilS1 in 3 low-income renters in @OECD countries spend >40% of their budget on rent each month. Our new report with… https://t.co/fy9s0wpHfhChanging the way people live, work, and move within cities is key to improved quality of life & sustainability. An… https://t.co/egqHZsd4RaOur latest research with @OECD_local is the first to examine how national housing policies can deliver… https://t.co/E0virypgj3
8/7
2020
@EIB will finance ~40 projects in #Barcelona to support climate #mitigation & #adaptation by providing €95 million… https://t.co/SAjyBg3c11Cities are grappling with soaring house prices, the #climatecrisis, and #COVID19. What can be done to reduce housin… https://t.co/EFyYEC6ZNo
8/6
2020
Lockdowns have highlighted systemic inequities in distribution of urban green space. #Vancouver's new citywide plan… https://t.co/YWaMjwKZlaBig data shows #COVID19 isn't affecting everyone equally. New data – collected from 9.8 billion mobile phones, 2,20… https://t.co/qwhZEx1rUKA new op-ed from OECD Sec-Gen @A_Gurria based on @NCEcities research shows it is possible for national governments… https://t.co/XZhhzXeJ90
8/5
2020
The #COVID19 crisis stands to exacerbate the already sizable affordable housing shortage in the US - read on about… https://t.co/FaSMutoseg#COVID19 has compounded #inequality around the world. A new op-ed from @OECD Sec-Gen @A_Gurria lays out a plan for… https://t.co/AhfKl7J0vE
8/4
2020
#Netzero targets should be: -Comprehensive: cover all #GHGs & sectors -Ambitious: countries w/ higher #emissions =… https://t.co/zEl7zIY3ik
8/3
2020
"This is the moment to conceive & implement #transport networks capable of reducing the immense gaps between rich &… https://t.co/PVZoAOimeq
8/2
2020
New analysis shows 41 #US states + #DC grew their economies while slashing emissions. See how your state ranks ➡ https://t.co/o7RK50qgqC.#China has a golden opportunity to recalibrate its #urbanization agenda and lead the transition to a low-carbon eco… https://t.co/TQ5w52rySf
8/1
2020
A #lowcarbon economy can create 15 million jobs by 2030 in #LatinAmerica and the #Caribbean. Read more about jobs i… https://t.co/wkUJYjsQ1l @CFigueres on the need to tackle #COVID19 and the #climatecrisis simultaneously, why the pandemic is an opportunity… https://t.co/shHY8zH59eIt is possible for national govts to tackle the housing & #climatecrisis simultaneously, making our #cities more in… https://t.co/V2rWMUiw5T
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban Transitions#Cities around the world are grappling with soaring house prices, the looming climate crisis, and the current… https://t.co/3ydY9Hc3ZN
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7/31
2020
It's time to rethink our #cities - tactical urbanism includes low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment,… https://t.co/Qs5JOKlZf3 @CFigueres on the need to tackle #COVID19 and the #climatecrisis simultaneously, why the pandemic is an opportunity… https://t.co/yOdeeK2lus#AirPollution is the leading environmental health risk & threatens sustainable development. 3 steps to make clean a… https://t.co/FT5mhEuh6P
7/30
2020
The United States has an opportunity to #buildbackbetter by investing in low-carbon infrastructure and strong clima… https://t.co/ogV0lwBwI2Suburban sprawl costs the American economy more than $1 trillion annually. Americans living in sprawled communities… https://t.co/RWL0Scdyhu
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsIndia has set ambitious targets for #renewables and energy efficiency, but has more opportunities to fight climate… https://t.co/vUmpDpdSCL
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7/29
2020
Here’s a new @WorldResources blog that asks “what if we built city #infrastructure from sustainable wood?” and then… https://t.co/3cvhB4SHSvEconomic conditions created by #COVID19 present an opportunity in modern urban sustainable development - are… https://t.co/yWdw67EIK2Many U.S. cities are switching to renewables. As cities aim to bring solar PV online, the Renewables Accelerator pr… https://t.co/tkl8ECmKDT
7/28
2020
#Cities and local governments are beginning to invest in #NatureBasedSolutions as part of their #COVID19 recovery e… https://t.co/prCVXNDMqBWhat could be after #COVID19? ✔️Sidewalks are widened, streets are closed to motor vehicles ✔️Some return to pre-a… https://t.co/lrrmRxCSId
7/27
2020
#Finland has steadily cultivated a burgeoning reputation around the globe as a hub of innovation. Now the #city of… https://t.co/LwH51srq9T
7/26
2020
The Global Commission on Adaptation is scaling up #NatureBasedSolutions for #ClimateAdaptation. Read how nature ca… https://t.co/TQqhKYRWrdBy investing in disaster preparedness, world leaders can set humanity on a safer course for the coming decades. Co… https://t.co/vYDXoUboQ4
7/25
2020
One in every four female wage workers in Latin America is a domestic worker. W/o more direct routes between low- an… https://t.co/wTYNcUQLhx#Finland has steadily cultivated a burgeoning reputation around the globe as a hub of innovation. Now the #city of… https://t.co/rbxCVbJ0XG
7/24
2020
Ottowa's Task Force for a Resilient Recovery highlights energy efficiency & clean energy in #cities to… https://t.co/Z4719aHndh"Governments that place a strong focus on #renewableenergy and #energyefficiency can double the jobs created compar… https://t.co/JZehHHttMA
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsHow does #SãoPaulo plan to cut traffic fatalities by half in 10 years? 📊 Use open #data to drive solutions 🚸 Redes… https://t.co/v0j0jlA22Q
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsWhere are agricultural #subsidies currently going?👨🏾‍🌾Research shows very little of the world's agricultural subsid… https://t.co/2fYFzXM5eN
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban Transitions#Cities around the world are seizing this moment of societal recovery to build back more #sustainably and… https://t.co/WEtXZtf8RSA new @c40cities report touts #Paris’s model for putting essentials within close walking or biking distance as an e… https://t.co/n4CFH6Lns3
7/23
2020
@c40cities has just released the Mayors Agenda for a Green and Just Recovery - a detailed agenda to deliver a just… https://t.co/zNg6U0bJkcTransit plays a key role in fighting #racism. #publictransportation can help "reestablish the public realm, provide… https://t.co/I5JMAkQmC8The #COVID19 pandemic is an opportunity to change how we use buildings. We must reduce pollution and use… https://t.co/z7iKxfYsjm
7/22
2020
By creating ‘15-minute-cities’, we can ensure city residents can meet their needs within a short walk or bicycle ri… https://t.co/M2PhFopNDl
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsMayors from around the world, supported by business leaders, youth climate activists & trade unions, have launched… https://t.co/57BP1sbGEw
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban Transitionsvia @TheReporterET: 3 key areas for #COVID19 recovery & to build a water secure, resilient #Ethiopia: 1. Water & s… https://t.co/DcAFWnkhOR#Cities around the world are seizing this moment of societal recovery to build back more #sustainably and… https://t.co/54IJ6VclWD
7/21
2020
The #COVID19 pandemic is an opportunity to change how we use buildings. We must reduce pollution and use… https://t.co/BAJ6zhTG0gThe #COVID19 pandemic has underscored the link between #publichealth, the environment & the economy. Mayors from… https://t.co/lNhV6GgFYu
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsThe C40 Global Mayors #COVID19 Recovery Task Force has outlined nine principles to follow for an equitable and sust… https://t.co/MiQulhgXsC
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsParis Mayor @Anne_Hidalgo plans to continue efforts to shape a greener, safer, healthier city: 🚶‍♀️Permanently ped… https://t.co/U94Uqw5WqL#SDG 6: “ensuring availability & sustainable management of water and sanitation for all” contributes to economic de… https://t.co/ZS25F5HaYh
7/20
2020
Led by mayors & supported by a coalition of business leaders, youth climate activists & trade unions, the… https://t.co/pPsoalXNR0
7/19
2020
Cities’ responses to #COVID19 and #climatechange “will have long-lasting impacts on our economy, society, environme… https://t.co/mMgxMcGgKaParis Mayor @Anne_Hidalgo plans to continue efforts to shape a greener, safer, healthier city: 🚶‍♀️Permanently ped… https://t.co/0gp0zkW0lt
7/18
2020
Building an inclusive, sustainable economy is key to a just recovery from #COVID19. By supporting investments in gr… https://t.co/gJCtPcApcW#COVID19 recovery is an opportunity to aggressively pursue the #SDGs for water and sanitation, says Naina Lal Kidwa… https://t.co/KlPikF4Sjk
7/17
2020
#Cities are part of the solution. See how #NatureBasedSolutions can benefit the COVID-19 recovery ⬇️… https://t.co/PfFjyixiZ8
7/16
2020
Will we learn lessons for tackling climate change from our current crisis? @Bankimoon23 and @PVV_GCA share their in… https://t.co/Aumu0T9u4k#TheFutureWeWant is equitable & resilient. From ensuring safe public transit to expanding affordable housing, the… https://t.co/jViwwH9GP3A new paper from @FOLUCoalition reveals five countries that have been able to leverage pre-existing safety nets in… https://t.co/hJcZdxwlFmLed by mayors & supported by a coalition of business leaders, youth climate activists & trade unions, the… https://t.co/UbTpF4DTLQCities’ responses to #COVID19 and #climatechange “will have long-lasting impacts on our economy, society, environme… https://t.co/GRleWeHdxd
7/15
2020
COVID-19 has surfaced diverse vulnerabilities but also opportunities in our #foodsystems. A new paper by… https://t.co/o9Eq3tXNx8Upcoming @IISD_news #webinar on using simulation to plan a low-carbon recovery. Hear from experts Leonardo Garrido… https://t.co/NTxS3B9fxZNew blog by @valenmontoya07: Latin America’s 1️⃣7️⃣ million domestic workers need better transit. Direct lines can… https://t.co/7jDepNQWIj
7/14
2020
"Whatever the future looks like, it will require flexible fiscal policies that facilitate structural change, addres… https://t.co/UufsRG7XuUNew @GCAdaptation commentary presents the economic case for including nature-based solutions in #COVID19 recovery p… https://t.co/ZFH2H1njPR2020 Lee Schipper Scholarship Winner @valenmontoya07 researched domestic workers' commutes in Bogotá, Medellín and… https://t.co/LVkLeM5M6d
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsThis strong statement from #GlobalCommissiononAdaptation makes very clear that the benefits of actively supporting… https://t.co/BwHSp4Hlbt
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsFor #India to build sustainable #cities post-lockdown, re-cycling roads is key. Instead of moving vehicles, cities… https://t.co/3vnhmVNYYN
7/13
2020
Will we learn lessons for tackling climate change from our current crisis? @Bankimoon23 and @PVV_GCA share their in… https://t.co/1jFJHClui6Cities’ responses to #COVID19 and #climatechange “will have long-lasting impacts on our economy, society, environme… https://t.co/XS85T5gnHV
7/12
2020
Protecting at least 30% of the world’s land and ocean could lead to benefits that outweigh the costs by a ratio of… https://t.co/crScWgfFeO.@antonioguterres says there is "no place in COVID-19 recovery plans", raising the convincing economic, health, and… https://t.co/4DS9qHinHB
7/11
2020
In order to #BuildBackBetter from #COVID19, we must invest in climate resilience and prioritize the world’s most vu… https://t.co/JSItIAH3sBFor #India to build sustainable #cities post-lockdown, re-cycling roads is key. Instead of moving vehicles, cities… https://t.co/AeXIaUXGgr.@ecb's @Lagarde said she would consider “every avenue available” to tackle climate change, signalling that the ban… https://t.co/zWiuq819hG
7/10
2020
"Coal has no place in COVID-19 recovery plans," says @antonioguterres, calling for the end to financing of coal to… https://t.co/K0SCiGWRQYProtecting at least 30% of the world’s land and ocean could lead to benefits that outweigh the costs by a ratio of… https://t.co/9jYuuUFlpoCities are the place to address many of the world’s problems, and LA has a roadmap to #BuildBackBetter and “lead a… https://t.co/KVIayXIWjI
7/9
2020
Investments in #nature can create jobs and boost economies. A coalition of #England's biggest green groups is calli… https://t.co/fi925K0GHVNew op-ed by @WorldResources Board Directors Tammie Arnold and Daniel Weiss: LA’s Time To Lead A Fair, Strong And C… https://t.co/vQPezsTE63Enabling public bus systems after #COVID19 warrants more discussion. @shilpakharwal & Aloke Mukherjee on how govern… https://t.co/erKIPfvfoK
7/8
2020
Join @RockyMtnInst, @WorldResources, #USClimateCities Renewables Accelerator & @EPA Green Power Partnership tomorro… https://t.co/1cdPN3QRvH"The crisis hands us a once in a lifetime opportunity to rethink the functions and operations not just of cities, b… https://t.co/pF50MjALz6New @WHO and @UNHABITAT sourcebook guides health and planning practitioners on putting health at the heart of urban… https://t.co/eHHrGzO5AR
7/7
2020
New study finds that major economies are using fossil fuels more than clean energies amid the #COVID19 pandemic, ra… https://t.co/TBBSXcDUq1Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help #MississippiRiver Farmers. Federal investment in #floodprotection can increa… https://t.co/1lf1Zwzvgz
Retweeted by Coalition for Urban TransitionsInvestments in #nature can create jobs and boost economies. A coalition of #England's biggest green groups is calli… https://t.co/0dkg0g3fLPWorsening urban #inequality & the deepening #climatecrisis are intertwined & must be tackled together.… https://t.co/GYDesD2eSV
7/6
2020
New @WHO and @UNHABITAT sourcebook guides health and planning practitioners on putting health at the heart of urban… https://t.co/JY9ZqFbrlj“We know that investing in disaster preparedness is worth it – both in terms of human lives saved and economic retu… https://t.co/W05jqVrKkZ
7/5
2020
We need transformational change – in ways that don’t exacerbate existing inequalities. 3 days left to apply for the… https://t.co/XBAvuWl1mHJamaica is the 11th country to submit a 2020 NDC. If a small island nation like Jamaica can boost its climate effor… https://t.co/4lWa6L4h0p
7/4
2020
New @WHO and @UNHABITAT sourcebook guides health and planning practitioners on putting health at the heart of urban… https://t.co/U1bO9zzxxVAccounting for 70% of global #GHG emissions, #cities have the opportunity to lead the charge to #renewables. Chec… https://t.co/oa7vUjBtihThe next decade of #climateaction and delivery for sustainable development provides an opportunity for countries to… https://t.co/fvPDvCBGk6
7/3
2020
If stimulus packages target low-carbon sectors, the global economy will see a faster jobs-based recovery as well as… https://t.co/6p6dBMXvhq
7/2
2020

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