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Blog Posts: sustainable cities

  • We Know How to Save Millions from Dying on the World’s Roads

    Fewer than 3 people per 100,000 are killed in road crashes in Sweden every year, less than almost anywhere else in the world. It's 11 per 100,000 in countries like India and the United States. One reason for the difference is a novel approach called "Safe System."


  • Can electric vehicles be green heroes?

    The article is orginally posted on The Jakarta Post paper edition (October 5th, 2017) and online.

    “The future is here” is a shared sentiment of Indonesians, who are proud of the government’s plan to develop electric vehicles (EVs). Along with the United Kingdom, France, and India, Indonesia plans to prohibit the sales of fossil-fuel based vehicles by 2040.


  • WRI Launches Wahana Riset Young Researchers Program

    WRI Indonesia has just launched the Wahana Riset program, which brings 19 young Indonesian researchers (out of 500 applicants) into the WRI team for one year, where they will conduct research in the sectors of forestry, human well being and renewable energy.


  • Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

    Affordable housing is a critical need in the cities of the global south. Innovative approaches can help replace slums with healthier environments.


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