From urban forests to the air we share: metropolitan strategies to meet the goals of sustainable cities, health, climate and life on land

Date to be confirmed

Following the launch of the 13th edition of our collection of Metropolis Observatory Issue Papers on the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies (7 Sep), this event, jointly organised with our partners of the CLEARING HOUSE project, will promote a debate on how urban forests can contribute to improving air quality across metropolitan areas.

Speakers (TBC)

  • One of the main co-authors of “The Air We Share: Metropolitan Strategies for Clean Air” (Metropolis Observatory Issue Paper #13)
    • Jessica Seddon, Senior Fellow, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
    • Beatriz Cardenas, Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico
    • Michael Doust,  Director, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
  • One representative from the CLEARING HOUSE project consortium
  • One representative from the Metropolis membership

Debate moderated by Lia Brum, Metropolis Research & Policy Officer

This session is organised in coordination with the CLEARING HOUSE project. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Program under Grant Agreement 821242.