How Can Urban Landscapes Modulate Their Carbon Footprint?

urban central park new york city t20 bknep9 How Can Urban Landscapes Modulate Their Carbon Footprint?

Parks and green space provide healthy spaces for people and promote well being. Photo @claremarienyc via Twenty20


  • Green infrastructure can include a variety of environment features in an urban setting: from parks to street trees and green roofs all of which help fight climate change and improve mental health and well being.
  • Many cities around the world are undergoing an environmental renaissance in an effort  to restore natural systems of irrigation, water retention, and filtration.
  • Reducing the urban landscape’s carbon footprint include adding more greenspaces, managing watersheds, expanding bike lanes and developing smart energy policies.

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