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Cities can lead in Climate Change fight

Can cities lead in the fight against Climate Change? And, if so where and how would they do so?<p>Absolutely. Based on facts provided by the C40 Cities …

Sustainable Development - What City Leaders Need to Know as Countries Rapidly Urbanize

Sustainability

Green Cities: A Sustainable Urban Future in Southeast Asia

In the city of Melaka, Malaysia, the historic neighborhoods that have longstanding walkable areas are being nurtured and developed with less need for …

Mind the gap: why UN development goals must tackle economic inequality

The sustainable development agenda is doomed without a goal to end inequality. We must reject the politics of the fortunate few<p>This month we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to force our governments to face up to an uncomfortable reality – that promises of sustainable development are hollow …

Maldives: Promoting Climate Compatible Development

<i>Photo by: Anupam Joshi/World Bank</i><p>The name Maldives brings up visions of blue seas, turquoise reefs, white sandy beaches, palm trees and people …

World Bank

Why the UN is a Beacon of Hope

I recently paid a visit to LinkedIn’s New York offices in the Empire State Building to meet some of the team there and talk with Executive Editor …

New Field Guide Explores Open Data Innovations in Disaster Risk and Resilience

<b>GeoNode: Mapping Disaster Damage for Faster Recovery</b><p>One example is GeoNode, a locally controlled and open source cataloguing tool that helps manage …

It Takes Villages to Conserve Indonesia’s Precious Coral Reefs

Indonesia's coral reefs are a global treasure yet they are in danger. The World Bank Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project, or Coremap, …

Kajian Kebijakan Pembangunan 2014

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DPR Minta Masukan Soal Kawasan Pariwisata Khusus

<b>Bisnis.com, JAKARTA—</b>Komisi X DPR RI menggagas penyusunan Rancangan Undang-undang Kawasan Pariwisata Khusus (RUU Kaparsus) menyusul kebutuhan …

National Geographic Indonesia

Sustainable Tourism .:. SIDS Action Platform

Mr. Wu’s Blog on Sustainable Tourism<p>In a report on tourism in SIDS released prior to Rio+20, titled Challenges and Opportunities for Tourism in Small …

Economic Development

Indonesia 2014 Development Policy Review

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Joe Peach on Twitter: "#cityquotes http://t.co/ikvihtnpwQ"

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Green Sprawl is Still Sprawl | Smart Cities Dive

Does the lead photo with this article look like a good place to put over 1700 new homes on a little over 600 acres? What if I told you it was working …

Urban Design

Measures for Successful Transit Development in India | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Roads can be developed to favor both cars and non-motorized forms of transport. Photo courtesy of SGA Architects.</i><p>The concept of transit-oriented …

Urban Design

Boom and bus: how public transport can curb road deaths as our cities grow

As urban populations swell, city planners must bolster bus and train systems if we are to reduce traffic accidents<p>The world's cities are about to get a lot busier. Today, more than 50% of the global population lives in cities; by 2050, that figure will have risen to 75%.<p>This mass migration to …

The world’s most liveable city is?

<b>What makes a city liveable? And, where are the best places to live?</b><p>Credit: spitfirelas at flickr.com<p>As they did in 2012, the Economic Intelligence …