in our backyard: heat is the deadliest aspect of climate change. it’s turning some underserved la neighborhoods red hot

Stephanie Pincetl on In Our Backyard: Heat is the deadliest aspect of climate change. It’s turning some underserved LA neighborhoods red hot

But Stephanie Pincetl says, “Trees don’t grow well in this region. So you must create conditions that are hospitable in the urban environment for those trees to survive.” She’s a founder of the Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA, and she advocates denser zoning in some places, surrounded by trees to provide shade for parks, playgrounds and sidewalks.