Urban Heat Management and the Legacy of Redlining

  title={Urban Heat Management and the Legacy of Redlining},
  author={Bev Wilson},
  journal={Journal of the American Planning Association},
  pages={443 - 457}
  • Bev Wilson
  • Published 22 May 2020
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of the American Planning Association
Abstract Problem, research strategy, and findings: Historical patterns of discrimination and disinvestment have shaped the current landscape of vulnerability to heat in U.S. cities but are not explicitly considered by heat mitigation planning efforts. Drawing upon the equity planning framework and developing a broader conceptualization of what equity means can enhance urban heat management. Here I ask whether areas in Baltimore (MD), Dallas (TX), and Kansas City (MO) targeted for disinvestment… 
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