Collective Climate Action

World Landscape Architect highlights the climate change primer presented by CMG’s Principal, Pamela Conrad, ASLA, and Martha Schwartz, FASLA, in a panel titled “Climate Action, Now!” The conversation revolved around the impacts of climate change and how landscape architects have a responsibility to incorporate climate-friendly elements into their designs and practice.

While this may seem like a daunting task, the article goes on to advocate overcoming fear through open communication across the profession and interdisciplinary collaboration in order to initiate insightful action. In her own practice, Pamela has created a “Landscape Carbon Calculator” for use on site projects, and is launching a Climate Positive Design website as a tool to provide resources and guidance to improve individual projects and our profession’s climate impact through science-based design.

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