Innovative solutions to extreme heat in Phoenix

Learn how residents, city staff, The Nature Conservancy, Arizona State University, and others came together to identify innovative solutions that tackle extreme heat and climate change in Phoenix.

“The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) launched the How We Respond project in 2019. This project includes a report and multimedia stories that highlight the ways U.S. communities are actively and effectively responding to climate change, in particular at the local, state and regional levels, and the critical role of science and scientists in their response.”

Read the story on Phoenix here.

Phoenix Urban Heat Planning Activities: planting trees
Volunteers are briefed on best practices for tree planting from a professional arborist, ahead of a community greening event along the Salt River in Phoenix, AZ. | Credit: David Hondula. (image from the Phoenix story in How We Respond)

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