COP28 begins, flooding debates, new TTF map & more
This week’s roundup in sustainability news
COP28, the UN Climate conference, is happening now through December 12th in Dubai. This international meeting aims to close the gap between global climate goals and climate action. The meeting comes as the Earth just had its hottest 12-month streak on record.
Activists raise concerns over a proposed levee in Philadelphia could decrease flooding in Eastwick, but may increase flooding in Delaware County. PlanPhilly
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia announced Chris Gale as the new Executive Director. Gale steps in for the organization after Sarah Clark-Stuart, who has been ED for eight years.
Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) released maps for the Tacony Creek Park in 7 languages including English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Haitian Creole, Arabic, and Khmer.