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A year ago, the schoolyard at the Add B. Anderson School in West Philadelphia was nothing but bare concrete. Now, it's a revamped green space that serves the whole community. Meredith Rizzo hide caption

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Meredith Rizzo

Families gather in a playground with a splash pad and swings in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. Philadelphia has multiple projects underway to make this and other large parks in the city more resilient to heat and other effects of climate change. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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