Sustainable and equitable futures through placemaking

With the climate crisis worsening, governments worldwide must take a more sustainable approach to urban planning. This is particularly important for lower-income communities, who can feel the effects of climate change harder.

In the context of climate change and rapid regeneration, placemaking is a powerful tool for promoting sustainability in urban communities, encouraging residents to actively become involved in and have agency over how their communities change. Sustainable placemaking should focus on providing and making green spaces accessible to all and ensuring communities are safe and inclusive – strengthening the creation of sustainable futures in the fight against climate change.

Climate change affects lower-income communities

Impacts of climate change

The effects of climate change on lower-income communities are substantial. Many communities are already being squeezed by cost-of-living pressures, and climate-related issues, such as frozen pipes, worsen this.

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