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The Radical Plan to Cool Down LA as the World Heats Up

Published: 
Sat, 08/12/2017 - 1:13pm

It’s barely 10 a.m. on an August day in Hollywood, and the heat is already becoming oppressive. The temperature’s only in the mid-80s, but in the direct sun it feels hotter—and it’s getting worse by the minute. Part of the reason is the ground. The black asphalt of this side street off Sunset Boulevard is sucking up the sun and radiating its heat back out. An infrared thermometer shows the surface temperature to be 112 degrees. By mid-day, it’ll rise above 150.

Climate Action Summit/Pecha Kucha Event Photos

Published: 
Wed, 10/26/2016 - 1:45pm

Thank you to those who submitted amazing Pecha Kucha Presentatios to show the community how you are contributing to the solution!

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Top 10 Cities Leading in Urban Sustainability

Published: 
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 8:25am

Cities have leapt ahead of slow-moving bureaucratic national governments to create more sustainable living environments.