July 17 Wren 14:00 - 15:00 | Stability, Enviroment
Climate Action in Megacities. From Technogenic Landscape to Sustainable Environment
More and more cities are experiencing the effects of climate change; most evidently, heat waves that hit them every summer. Basic and most effective response to climate change is time-tested: landscaping, planting of the greenery, developing of water infrastructure. Moscow has always been a green city, however the latest projects for the development of parks, replanting trees in the central streets and new plans to revitalize the Moscow riverfront bring the landscaping efforts to the new level. Besides landscaping, Moscow is actively accumulating the best practices in urban planning and up-and-coming technological solutions that help reduce the negative effects of climate change.
- How are the landscaping programs and climate action carried out in Moscow and other big cities?
- What are the foundational principles that should shape the city’s green frame?
- What instruments do we need to adjust the urban microclimate?