When is a rowhouse not a rowhouse? When it's part of the engineered hydrology of the city. Is there a better way?https://baltimoreecosystemstudy.org/2020/01/16/breaking-the-baltimore-runoff-machine/ @BESlter @caryinstitute
JUST ANNOUNCED: “The #TREESAct will help homeowners – especially in underserved communities – plant more trees to shade homes and lower electric bills, reduce stormwater runoff and take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.” #ForestPolicy #UrbanForestry https://www.americanforests.org/media-release/matsui-sarbanes-fortenberry-lead-bipartisan-effort-to-help-homeowners-plant-more-trees-and-reduce-energy/
Racist urban planning wasn't only about the misdistribution of education, health care & other resources. Redlining changed the climate of today's neighborhoods. Or "people designed these places, which means that they were designed for particular people," @saranderson10 https://twitter.com/_blusummers/status/1217347549075427328
I want to study how the heat disparity caused by racist housing policies also impact the wildlife living in those neighborhoods? Understanding underlying social influences is essential in studying climate change impacts in cities https://twitter.com/maxrlambert/status/1217055866828050437
This research was supported by funding from the NSF Long-term Ecological Research (LTER) Program. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Nos. DEB-1637661 and DEB-1855277. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.