Expanding green infrastructure

In the book Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities”, Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland argue that expanding green infrastructure might offer the right solutions to fight the effects of climate change on urban areas. Cities can use green infrastructure like rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, bioswales, permeable pavement, tree canopies, green space, green roofs and walls, and constructed wetlands, to address issues like excess storm water, excess heat, rising sea levels, and other practical problems.

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