News for: Green Infrastructure

Green and Gray Infrastructure More Powerful When They Work Together, Says New Report

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience, according to a new report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute. Both organizations are calling for green infrastructure, such as mangroves and wetlands, to play a bigger role in traditional infrastructure planning.

Water, Infrastructure & Climate Change - National Infrastructure Commission Report

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The National Infrastructure Commission has assessed the impact of the environment and climate change on future infrastructure. It includes analysis of water quality and water resource impacts, and looks at the prospects for integrating green infrastructure and natural capital into future infrastructure plans.

The Case for Using Green Infrastructure in River Engineering

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Green infrastructure can help protect river banks, reduce flow speeds, is often cheaper than conventional river engineering and provides multiple benefits, according to a new ebook from HR Wallingford.

Together, the ebook says, these are the critical success factors that river engineers can use to overcome the procedural and technical barriers preventing the use of GI approaches in river engineering schemes.

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