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Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
Participants will learn about the potential impacts of climate change on 125 tree species of the eastern US.
Building upon an initial 6000+ cities committed to GCoM at the time of the signing of the Paris Agreement, cities continue to make significant and ambitious commitments to meet the climate challenge.
The report Climate Change in the American Mind documents a continued upward trend in Americans’ concern about global warming, as reflected in several key indicators tracked since 2008, including substantial increases in Americans’ certainty tha
The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes
There is bipartisan interest across the United States in repairing and modernizing infrastructure. Infrastructure projects can create jobs and present an opportunity to make the U.S. more resilient to climate impacts.
More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities. This demographic shift creates a host of new opportunities, but also some new risks, especially given the challenges posed by climatic extremes.
The report draws on experience from nine case studies in California and makes a compelling case for conservation as an effective tool to reduce risks of a changing climate.