Designing public green spaces for carbon sequestration and environmental justice

Designing public green spaces for carbon sequestration and environmental justice Community Lead ¬† San Ysidro, California Casa Familiar’s overall goal is to inform the design of the proposed Beyer Park in the City of San Diego with research-based community-led environmental and ecological solutions that provides social and cultural benefits and mitigates impacts from climate change.…

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Updating a Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Updating a Greenhouse Gas Inventory Community Lead Durango, Colorado Durango is a small city in the southwestern corner of Colorado and is home to close to 19,000 people-the most populous city in La Plata County. In 2015, Durango City Council adopted a Municipal Sustainability Action Plan. In 2017, the City attained certification under the STAR…

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Resilience Dialogues

Resilience Dialogues Community Lead United States The¬†Resilience Dialogues is a public-private collaboration that works to build climate-resilient communities through facilitated dialogues among scientists, practitioners, and community leaders.¬†Communities leave the Resilience Dialogues with a synthesis report that summarizes the key vulnerabilities, opportunities and resources for climate resilience planning identified. Learn More The challenge Communities facing climate…

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Atlanta, Georgia, US

Standardizing Greenhouse Gas Inventory Outputs for Decision-Making Community Lead Atlanta, Georgia This project was beneficial to the City of Atlanta since it helped them get back on track with doing more regular greenhouse gas emissions inventories. By having this resource and being able to make it publicly available and internally available will help them to…

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