A City of Climate Change Champions: Los Angeles, California

Plants and the Environment

Jackie Nichols

Los Angeles is a city of 4 million people and the second largest U.S city that is facing multiple environment dangers and problems caused by climate change. This project focuses on climate change adaptation and mitigation in a major city of the future, and proposes innovative designs for effective infrastructure. You will see solutions to reducing CO2 emissions, heat island effect, and extreme weather events that cause flooding. Keywords: sustainability, mitigation, adaptation, climate change, flooding, carbon sink, atmospheric rivers, extreme heat, carbon capture.

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