Climate trails – can a new kind of hiking paths help us towards a more climate resilient future?
Drawings, research and study by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org
Research drawings about the challenge of climate change, extreme weather and how knowledge, design, research and cultures around hiking trails can make an important difference for our survival, on a global scale, when facing new and severe climate changes
Illustration of a city designed for cars and driving vs. a city designed for walking and thrive. There are some very clear and easy to accomplish differences – One of the best way to accomplish them is simply to design the city for walking. Drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Connecting with trees can help thrive, well-being and happiness, so say hello next time you are close to one – It could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship…
Nature as a natural purification system
Hikers have hard learned knowledge about how to deal with extreme weather. A knowledge that can be useful for many others, under climate change
The Common Good challenge of prioritizing between different interests and uses has always been difficult.
Technology can keep us updated, but can it save us?
Climate change and extreme weather in the near future will most likely be one of the most demanding challenges humans have ever faced
Climate trails are both good for us, for taste, for biodiversity and for protecting against extreme weather and flooding
Hiking versus Resorts
Extreme green coastal village illustration
Flooding by extreme water from above, from inland, the ground or / and the sea
The idea is to build a strong dyke like, climate defense structure, that can handle and direct extreme weather and rising sea levels in ways that at the same time also strengthen thrive on both a individual level and a community level