Climate Justice (V3)

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Citizen Co-Design for a Just Transition to Net Zero in Glasgow

City Lead: Glasgow
Year to Be Completed: In Progress

This project will build on existing work and test new methods of participatory democracy to support the institutional innovation required to plan for and deliver a just transition. The project is designed to make the just transition less abstract to citizens by building a narrative about what a fairer, greener future could look like; and carry out meaningful community engagement which will empower citizens and increase public participation to secure a just transition

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Climate Adaptation Justice

City Lead: Stockholm
Year to Be Completed: In Progress

Stockholm is using a citizen science approach to identify and map inequities related to weather risk and climate vulnerability. This project represents an important step in contextualizing climate justice action in Stockholm and establishing collaborative relationships with priority community partners.

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Collective Impact and Climate Art Community Innovation Project

City Lead: Toronto
Year to Be Completed: In Progress

Toronto is working with local youth to use the power of art to co-create a climate justice project with residents and local community organizations in the North Scarborough neighborhood. The project is part of a larger city-wide, collective impact, climate action initiative that is co-led by several community environmental organizations (Canadian Climate Challenge, Toronto Climate Action Network and Centre for Social Innovation) and the City of Toronto.

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Power-Sharing in the Implementation of Vancouver’s Climate Justice Charter

City Lead: Vancouver
Year: In Progress

This project is experimenting with processes that draw from the fields of social innovation, systemic design, and equity-centered and decolonizing methods as alternatives to the City’s standard policy-making, program delivery, and public engagement processes. The goal is to design and implement processes that center collaboration, power sharing, and nurturing long-term, place-based relationships in the implementation of Vancouver’s new Climate Justice Charter.

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Building Climate Preparedness Capacity in Priority Communities

City Lead: Sydney
Year: In Progress

 

 

Sydney is collaborating with priority communities to co-design a pilot program to help residents prepare for the impacts of climate change and advocate for the changes they need to become more resilient. The project will build capacity and knowledge in the community, specifically in how to prepare for climate change, improving food security and emergency preparedness.

 

 

 

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Strengthening San Francisco’s Racial and Social Equity Assessment Tool

City Lead: San Francisco
Year: 2023

A project to strengthen San Francisco’s Racial and Social Equity Assessment Tool (RSEAT)

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Equitable Community Engagement of the City of Minneapolis’ Climate Equity Plan (CEP)

City Lead: Minneapolis
Year: 2023

A project to broaden and deepen the City’s engagement with BIPOC and immigrant community members in the Minneapolis Climate Action and Equity Plan update through deliberate partnership with community organizers, organizations and artists and to highlight impacts and best practices to ensure a just and equitable transition to a net-zero carbon future.

Outputs: 

Completed and received final approval from the City council for the Climate Equity Plan. The Mayor also announced the creation of a Climate Legacy fund that will be funded with an additional $8-$10 million annually.

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Empowering Local Communities in Melbourne to Advance Climate Justice

City Lead: Melbourne
Year: 2023

A project to develop a guidance document for cities, service providers, practitioners, and community members looking to initiate deeper and more deliberative
collaboration on climate justice projects between disadvantaged and marginalized communities and local governments.

The document outlines a collaborative process to support diverse groups in embedding climate justice across a range of policies, programs and strategies.

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