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Why we can't stop the climate crisis without de-carbonizing cities

Factories contribute to emissions in cities around the world. Image: Marek Piwnicki/Unsplash

Barbara Buchner

Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative

Sameh Wahba

Global Director, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice, World Bank

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Greener transport, such as cable cars, requires urban climate finance
Image shows a cable car which is an example of greener transport. Image: World Bank Blogs
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70% of global CO2 emissions come from urban areas. Image: Global carbon project
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