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heat response

Description of Project

Heat Response was a two year project where we engaged with residents in Fairhill around the issue of global warming and urban islands. The project aimed to foster dialogue that addresses climate equity through diverse voices, and to connect community members who are working to scale climate initiatives throughout the city of Philadelphia. By shining a light on how climate change is uniquely felt, this project expands our collective ability to identify and create solutions in the face of rising temperatures and other climate threats.

“Seedlings,” a bilingual interactive coloring book about urban heat and why it’s an environmental justice issue, was a product of this project and is available for digital download.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Date

2019-2021

Client 

Trust for Public Land