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Is Green Infrastructure Fair?

Projects like living roofs, green spaces, bioswales, and street trees are often assumed to be good for all urban neighborhoods and residents. But are the burdens and benefits equitable across urban areas?

Discover new scientific research that explores how green infrastructure is being developed in cities – with a focus on Baltimore, New York City, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Topics to be discussed include the evolving nature of green infrastructure, its implications for social justice, and how we can improve equity in policy, planning, and practice.

This science conversation features Dr. Steward Pickett, a founder of the field of urban ecology and Distinguished Senior Scientist at Cary, Dr. Timon McPhearson, Director of the Urban Systems Lab at The New School and a Cary Senior Research Fellow, and Ms. Kristin Baja, Climate Resilience Director for the Urban Sustainability Directors Network.

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