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Green infrastructure: City climate action planning | U.S. Green Building Council

We are breaking world records this year. And I’m not just talking about the Olympics. We are on track for the hottest year on record. Already, 15 of the 16 warmest years on record have occurred during the young 21st century, and this year is adding yet another extreme to the list. This mounting challenge drove world leaders to come to a landmark agreement at last winter’s Paris talks . The emissions reduction targets formalized in Paris tell us what our emission levels should be, but if you’re like me, you might be asking how we are going to get there. Thankfully, we know that green infrastructure boasts many benefits that could be part of the solution. City climate action plans are steering cities in their implementation of policies and actions providing both tangible local benefits and contributing to global impact. Are cities leveraging the benefits of green infrastruct...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/green-infrastructure-city-c...

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