City of Tucson's Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

Developing a climate action and adaptation plan (CAAP) for the City of Tucson to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to the impact of climate change.

Tucson, Arizona


  • Ladd Keith, Assistant Professor of Planning and Sustainable Built Environments
  • Courtney Crosson, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Project Details

Where: Tucson, Arizona

When: January 2022 - December 2022

Project Overview

The Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP) is an essential next step in helping the City of Tucson establish an aspirational yet achievable path to further reducing carbon emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change. The CAAP will also align with the efforts of cities across Arizona and around the country to coordinate and promote climate adaptation and community resiliency strategies at the local and regional levels. The Drachman Institute was hired by the City of Tucson as part of the consultant team to complete the plan led by Buro Happold and including Living Streets Alliance and AutoCase. Courtney Crosson serves as visioning lead and Ladd Keith serves as planning lead for the CAAP.

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