36 | Seeing the Forest for the Cities with Scott Francisco

36 | Seeing the Forest for the Cities with Scott Francisco

November 24, 2021

Show notes

All too often, cities are perceived as the opposite of nature — or at least in need of more “natural” features such as parks and green buildings. But the relationship between cities and their hinterlands is more nuanced and complex — a more urban world is also a greener one, as land preserved from development acts as a cooling force and carbon sink for a warming world. This week, we’re joined by Cities4Forest’s Scott Francisco to talk about the urban-forest continuum, his experience at COP26, and his plan to rewild Brooklyn Bridge.

To learn more about the projects mentioned in the episode, follow @partnerforestprogram on Instagram or visit: partnerforests.org cities4forests.com pilot-projects.org brooklynbridgeforest.com

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Greg Lindsay

Greg Lindsay

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Scott Francisco

Scott Francisco

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