Green Infrastructure Toolkit

 

Equity and Environmental Justice

Many local governments are incorporating principles of equity, environmental justice, and social vulnerability into their climate adaptation planning. This section highlights some tools for addressing social vulnerability, engaging overburdened communities, and incorporating equity principles into planning and implementation, with a focus on green infrastructure.

Image Credit: Jessica Grannis, Georgetown Climate Center. Green infrastructure in Washington D.C.'s Ward 7, one of the areas of the city facing disproportionate risks from climate impacts relative to other parts of the District due to physical and socioeconomic factors.

Tools

  Communication Strategies for Green Infrastructure Equitable Planning