Green Recovery

Seizing the Urban Opportunity Report

How national governments can recover from COVID-19, secure shared prosperity, and tackle the climate crisis through cities. National governments can spur COVID-19 recovery, achieve shared prosperity and drive climate action through national policies and targeted investments to decarbonise cities and make them more resilient. This report shows the power of urban transformation and the many … read more

Green Recovery Story from Monteverde, Costa Rica

The District of Monteverde in Costa Rica has taken measures into its own hands by inspiring and empowering residents to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from waste. Just this August, Monteverde transformed 750 kg of waste collected from local homes and restaurants into organic compost. The project, directed by the Environmental Management Program of the Monteverde … read more

Green Recovery Story from Santiago, Chile

How can cities make a Green Recovery happen?  Have residents join in on the action! That’s what Santiago, Chile is doing through the “Recycle at Your Fair” initiative. Each day, except for Tuesday, the @medioambientestgo team travels with a recycling cart to a different fair in Santiago, Chile, where local residents can arrive with their … read more

Cities are the Hub of the Global Green Recovery

By Jorge MUÑOZ WELLS This blog is part of a special series on cities and climate change. The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies or position of the World Bank Group. The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed sobering impacts on the world’s cities.  Today we live … read more

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