The LAC region has experienced a surge in planetary health issues in recent years. This trend is projected to get worse because of humanity’s persistently destructive relationship with the environment.
During September 2020, the USAID Transparency and Long-Term Strategies (T-LTS) project conducted a four-part online training for practitioners on developing mid-century, low-carbon strategies for the transportation sector.
This new flagship program launched by USAID and a global consortium of organizations brings together stakeholders to advance and institutionalize lasting solutions to air pollution in low- and middle-income countries.
In 2018, the USAID South Africa Low Emissions Development (SA-LED) program engaged EcoDistricts, a U.S.-based non-governmental organization, to deliver a one-day training for 70 municipal staff from the City of Johannesburg in South Africa.
This infographic captures the climate and environmental risks to health outcomes in two of Bangladesh’s cities – Khulna and Chattogram – and summarizes recommended responses for both cities to address these risks.
Rapid urbanization, population growth and economic development are projected to increase global waste by 70 percent over the next 30 years—from 2 billion metric tons to 3.40 billion metric tons annually.
This infographic summarizes the impacts of heatwaves on health, infrastructure and essential services, why cities are particularly vulnerable to heatwaves, and which groups within the city are most vulnerable to heatwaves.