Armor, Adapt, Retreat: Green Urbanism for a Changing Climate
Aired On: Feb 5, 2015
Walker Wells discusses how integrating an ecosystem awareness with the urban design process can enable communities to rise to the challenge of climate change.
Walker Wells is Vice President of Green Urbanism Programs at Global Green, a national nonprofit based in Santa Monica. His work focuses on urban sustainability and green building, with an emphasis on revitalizing disadvantaged communities increasing community resiliency. Wells works with affordable housing developers throughout California to integrate green strategies into...
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