With sidewalks and streets in disrepair across the city, a broad range of Los Angeles-based nonprofits have come together to form the ‘Streets for the Future Coalition.’ The coalition aims to ensure that a ballot measure, proposed by City Councilmembers Busciano and Englander, will not only fill potholes, but improve the health and safety of the City’s four million residents.
With California’s drought taking center stage in the media lately, it’s important to recognize that all Angelenos and Californians alike can take immediate action to reduce water usage in our everyday lives.
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed an update to the Municipal Building Code on December 17th, 2013 making Los Angeles the first major city to require all new and refurbished homes to have a “cool roof.” Climate Resolve held the “Hot City, Cool Roofs” conference earlier this year, which energized City Leaders to pass this groundbreaking legislation.
Since 2011, Climate Resolve has had its boots on the ground in Los Angeles, working alongside city leaders, renowned researchers, and trusted organizations to make the global threat of climate change real, local, and manageable.
There’s already an uncomfortable difference on a hot day between a tree-covered park and a barren asphalt street, yet our changing climate is projected to only make this effect a greater public concern.