Report details ways U.S. cities respond to climate issues

01/11/2013 | ThinkProgress.org

A report from the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives looks at how 20 U.S. city governments are preparing climate-action plans in response to extreme weather, including a $2.4 billion investment in green infrastructure in New York City to prevent flooding and a program to boost canopy coverage in Atlanta by planting 10,000 trees. A previous survey by the council found that nearly three-quarters of U.S. cities have been experiencing perceived change in climate.

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