The city of Cleveland—which faces staggering rates of poverty rivaled only by Detroit—has developed a strong focus on initiatives that address the immediate needs of the most challenged communities while simultaneously building climate resilience. This report highlights a selection of Cleveland’s initiatives—as well as its progressive, integrated approach to addressing climate change and poverty—so they might serve as templates for other urban areas. Strategies include urban agriculture, innovative financing for neighborhood-level action, urban greening, and more.

August 24, 2016

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