Climate of crisis: how cities can use climate action to close the equity gap, drive economic recovery, and improve public health
Cleveland, Cutler J.
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Citation (published version)Cutler J. Cleveland, Jacqueline Ashmore, Ardeth Barnhart, Taylor Dudley, Matthew Lillie, Alicia Zhang, Katharine Lusk, Peter Plastrik, John Cleveland. 20220. Climate of crisis: how cities can use climate action to close the equity gap, drive economic recovery, and improve Public Health, (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, Boston, MA, USA; Innovation Network for Communities, Tamworth NH, USA). Available at https://bu.edu/ise.
This report is the second of three that provides community leaders, inside and outside of local government, with guidance about navigating their climate-action priorities through the gauntlet of challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis. Each report, based on a synthesis of peer-reviewed research, expert interviews, and the analysis of local climate action, address a different topic: 1. More Urgency, Not Less: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Lessons for Local Climate Leadership (Published June 2020) 2. Climate of Crisis: How Cities Can Use Climate Action to Close the Equity Gap, Drive Economic Recovery, and Improve Public Health (Published September 2020) 3. A Survey of U.S. City Climate Leaders: The Prospects for Climate Action in the COVID-19 Era (October 2020) This work is supported by The Summit Foundation and The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment.
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