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Enhancing resilience in cities: from grey to green infrastructure

Enhancing resilience in cities: from grey to green infrastructure

Many cities in the world have invested in grey infrastructure for stormwater management. Grey infrastructure usually includes storm drains, sewers, and combined sewer systems (CSS) – or systems that use a single pipeline network to transport stormwater runoff and... Read more »

Categories: Blog Green infrastructure Groundwater Resilience University of Arizona Urban drainage

Engaging low-income communities in the development of a greenway in Tucson, Arizona

Engaging low-income communities in the development of a greenway in Tucson, Arizona

Green infrastructure (GI) – or spaces with permeable surfaces dominated by vegetation – has been shown to have numerous positive community benefits. These include: less noise and stress that affects mental health, reduced air pollution that affects respiratory diseases,... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Flooding Resilience University of Arizona Urban drainage

UA scientists receive $79K to examine equity issues around green infrastructure in Tucson, Arizona

UA scientists receive $79K to examine equity issues around green infrastructure in Tucson, Arizona

Green infrastructure (GI) – or spaces with permeable surfaces dominated by vegetation – has been shown to have numerous positive community benefits. Some local city governments in the United States have realised the benefits of GI, and along with... Read more »

Categories: Climate change adaptation Green infrastructure News Resilience University of Arizona Urban drainage

Among paradoxes and surrealism: A workshop on climate change adaptation in urban settlements

Among paradoxes and surrealism: A workshop on climate change adaptation in urban settlements

From 17-20 November, I participated in a workshop on climate change adaptation in urban settlements in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. This workshop was organised by the Red Nacional de Investigación Multidisciplinaria en Cambio Climático (National Interdisciplinary Research... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Mexico South America University of Arizona Urban drainage

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