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  • Writer's pictureJohn Humphreys

How will Philadelphia deal with the threats of climate change?

'Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. Every day we see new evidence that climate change is real and that it is hurting our residents—particularly people of color and poor and working-class residents. If left unaddressed, the hotter and wetter climate will multiply existing risks like poverty, poor health, and economic inequity. But Philadelphia has never backed away from a challenge. We know that taking transformative action to address climate change now will ensure that Philadelphians can thrive today and for generations to come ... Philadelphia’s Climate Action Playbook, a comprehensive overview of all the projects, policies, and plans our City has put forward to achieve climate justice'

- Jim Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia, January 2021

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