A Greener Tomorrow
by World Bank
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 24, 7:00 – 8:15 AM Eastern Time
The compounding impacts of the pandemic and climate change reveal new, unexpected problems but also present opportunities for cities to advance green infrastructure programs as part of a national COVID-19 recovery. Many city leaders are responding with creative solutions, recognizing that their actions in response to the pandemic can also make cities more resilient, livable, and greener. This session will identify where these issues intersect, highlight four cities’ plans to leverage COVID-19 quick fixes into long-term solutions and suggest solutions.