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Phoenix, AZ combats high heat mortality resulting from climate inequity in low-income neighborhoods
As the hottest city in America, Phoenix, Arizona, has been hit hard by climate change with some neighborhoods feeling the impacts more than others as ...
Zero Upfront Cost
Chief Sustainability Officer
Residents Help Raise $13 MM after being denied FEMA funding in wake of Yarnell Hill Fire Destruction
Yarnell, AZ did not qualify for federal recovery funding in the wake of a 2013 wildfire that caused widespread death and destruction. The efforts of a...
Zero Upfront Cost
San Mateo County, CA
Integrating Complete and Green Streets for Climate-Resilient Sustainable Streets
C/CAG prioritized planned Complete Streets projects to incorporate Green Streets elements, creating a countywide Sustainable Streets Master Plan to he...
1.1 Million USD
Creating a linear forest-in-the-city to combat urban heat island effect, enhance the urban experience and increase habitat value.
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Center Streetscape (BNMC) transforms a monotonous and ecologically barren urban environment into a linear forest-in-the-ci...
5.58 Million USD
City of Buffalo, New York State Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
Chicago Cooling Centers
During the summer months, the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services operates six Cooling Centers located inside of the City’s Community Se...
500 Thousand USD
Green infrastructure streetscape redesign addresses combined sewer overflow in a pedestrian friendly area via bioretention planters, landscaping of na...
31 Million USD
This project gave customers modlets, allowing them wireless control of their air conditioner units, reducing energy demand.
Avalon Green Alley Demonstration Project
This demonstration project converts a network of alleys in Southern Los Angeles into a community green space for a low income neighborhood using droug...
400 Thousand USD
16th Street Greenscape
A new streetscape storm drain system to increase the amount of permeable landscaped space, decrease stormwater runoff, increase shade, and improve ped...
813 Thousand USD