The CURB Tool: Climate Action for Urban Sustainability

Developer or Source: World Bank

CURB is an interactive tool that is designed specifically to help cities take action on climate by allowing them to map out different action plans and evaluate their cost, feasibility, and impact. Key features are: its city-specific, requires minimal training, and has been adopted by major city networks. It outlines five stages for planning climate action and also provides support and training upon request.

Region: Global
Sectors and Topics: Energy Efficiency, Jobs, Transport, Urban, Waste Management
Scale: Sub-national
Expertise Level: Generalist
Resource Type: Analysis Tools
Cost: No
Guidance: Access to training materials, videos, etc. as well as developer support User guide available in English and Spanish: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/499791474471650053/user-guide Data Template: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/741001474488062518/data-template
Inputs Needed: City-wide data on population and job growth rate, private sector buildings, municipal buildings and public lighting, grid-supplied electricity, solid waste, water's energy conveyance, transportation, and energy costs.
Outputs Provided: Tailored analyses that will help cities evaluate low carbon actions
Languages: English, Spanish
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