Parks as a Climate Solution

This innovative study report, produced by US based Trust for Public Land, pulls together some of the best thinking and guidance from both the US parks and climate sectors. The purpose of this report is to provide a roadmap for improved solutions to climate change through urban park creation and is neatly presented under 6 easy headings:

  • Use big data and analytics to solve big problems
  • Inspire ambitious solutions
  • Deploy a systems-and-network approach
  • Prioritize climate equity and social cohesion
  • Increase the capacity of frontline partners
  • Merge adaptation and mitigation efforts

Main body approximately 4,500 words = 20 minute read

The Trust for Public Land creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. It is a US based organisation working from more than 30 offices nationwide. Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land has protected more than 3.3 million acres and completed more than 5,400 park and conservation projects

For further information on their work visit: www.tpl.org