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Why some US cities are plotting a ‘green recovery' after the pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Grist

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
The cars that typically throng the huge highways weaving through Los Angeles are such an established part of the city's fabric that when the coronavirus pandemic hit, their sudden absence felt bizarre to locals, even eerie. But many Angelenos have now discovered a new sort of relationship with their streets.
“People have felt they own their neighborhood again, they feel connected to it again,” Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles's mayor, told the Guardian in reference to streets...
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