News tagged with green infrastructure

Plants help lower temperatures

(Phys.org)—As Melbourne swelters through another heat wave, scientists are using thermal imaging to work out how plants can be used to reduce the severe temperatures in our cities.

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Environment
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Six climate change solutions we can all agree on

In the U.S., few issues seem to be as divisive as climate change. Although the science is unequivocal, political polarization has taken climate change hostage. Fortunately, there are solutions that people on both sides of ...

dateSep 22, 2017 in Environment
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Waterworld—can we learn to live with flooding?

Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain. But can cities be designed and adapted to live ...

dateJan 05, 2017 in Environment
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