Spotlight on: Nature-based Solutions

Nature-Based Solutions in Quito: From Flooding Issues to a River of Positive Change

By |2022-12-20T17:20:20+01:00December 20th 2022|Climate Change & Resilience, , , , |

Quito bears the brunt of climate change, from 100-year storms to mudslides to heat waves – all part of the city’s ‘new normal.’ Urban journalist Mark Douglas Wessel explores how Ecuador’s capital is leveraging the power of Nature-based Solutions to cope with these challenges.

Spotlight on: Nature-based Solutions

Building with Nature in Urban Contexts – Chances and Challenges of Nature-based Solutions

By |2022-12-19T12:31:48+01:00December 15th 2022|Climate Change & Resilience, Global Urban Debates, , , , |

With more than half of the global population living in urban areas, cities need new solutions to tackle climate-related challenges. Erik van Eekelen, Matthijs Bouw, Reinder Brolsma and Harro Wieringa on the approach of Building with Nature.

Spotlight on: Nature-based Solutions

Mainstreaming Nature-Based Solutions Towards Urban Climate Resilience – A Green Infrastructure Master Plan for Udon Thani in Thailand

By |2022-12-20T09:01:18+01:00December 13th 2022|Climate Change & Resilience, , , |

Mainstreaming green infrastructure could serve as a pathway to strengthen urban resilience to climate change. Ignacio Ortinez and Guillermo Mendoza on new approaches using nature-based solutions.

Spotlight on: Nature-based Solutions

Nature Will Guide You: Co-Creating Nature-Based Solutions in European Coastal Cities

By |2022-12-08T11:09:57+01:00December 8th 2022|Climate Change & Resilience, Smart & Digital Development, , , |

Nature provides us with built-in solutions to some of the most pressing global issues. Laura Quadros Aniche and Rochelle Caruso discuss what Nature-Based Solutions involve and present an innovative project with partners in 12 different countries across Europe.

Spotlight on: Nature-based Solutions

Urban Forestry – How Innovative Approaches Can Help Reach the SDGs

By |2022-12-08T11:11:31+01:00December 6th 2022|Climate Change & Resilience, Urban Health, , , , |

Urban Forestry can help meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – if its challenges are addressed the right way. Florencia Florido on a new report discussing inventive paths to implement Urban Forestry within European cities.

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