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Urban Transformations: In Durban, Informal Workers Design Marketplaces Instead of Getting Displaced by Them

April 7th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

The story of how Warwick Junction bucked the global trend of replacing informal markets with malls and shopping centers is a testament to the compromise, conflict, and resourcefulness of a small set of actors – informal workers, local officials and the small non-profit Asiye eTafuleni (Zulu for “bring it to the table”). It is a story of social healing and the enduring contradictions of a modern African city


5 Cities Show What Urban Transformation Looks Like

December 29th, 2018 | by World Resources Institute

The WRI Ross Prize for Cities aims to spotlight exemplary real-world examples of urban transformation to help inspire better cities for all. Nearly 200 projects around the globe submitted applications for the inaugural $250,000 prize


China and India Ineligible for Carbon Capture Funding?

December 30th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

China, India, Ghana, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and South Africa may be eliminated as eligible countries for Clean Mechanism Development (CDM) funding for Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CSS) projects in new negotiations following the Durban climate talks


Was the Kyoto Protocol a Success or Failure?

December 29th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci

Almost 15 years ago, the world gathered in Japan to negotiate the Kyoto Protcol, a landmark international treaty to limit greenhouse gases. As the expiration date of the world’s first carbon cutting treaty draws closer, energyNOW! asks – was Kyoto a success or a failure



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