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The UrbanShift project in China is implemented by the World Bank in partnership with the China Center for Urban Development (CCUD) under the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), People’s Government of Chengdu Municipality, People’s Government of Chongqing Municipality, and People’s Government of Ningbo Municipality.
Xiajie Li coordinates UrbanShift's capacity-building activities in China.
5 Issues to Watch at Climate Week 2021
Governments and businesses — especially world’s major emitters — must urgently step up their commitments to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, and then rapidly move from commitments to action.
Will Progress at Climate Week Spur More Action Ahead of COP26?
While much more is needed ahead of COP26, here are the biggest signs of hope from UNGA and Climate Week, and what must happen next.
The Weight of Cities
This report stresses the importance of resource monitoring and the integration of cross-sector urban actions to prepare for urban growth and climate change.
Growing in Circles
This report identifies ways for cities to transition to a circular economy to increase resource efficiency and address climate change.