Category : News
A blog by BGD Project manager Dr. Karl M. Smith is featured on EDF’s Climate & Us web-site.
The blog describes how a combination of climate change and urban population growth are creating myriad problems for cities, including infrastructure vulnerability to extreme weather events, resource depletion, poor water and air quality and ergo, compromised human health, plus biodiversity loss.
It then outlines how the Climate KIC funded, BGD consortium is creating a step-change in urban living through using a resource neutral, ecosystems services centred approach to combat the many threats that cities now face. Key to this eco-innovative concept is integrating green infrastructure (green roofs, swales etc) with urban water (blue) assets to produce multi-functional Blue Green Solutions.
For further information about the BGD, contact the project manager, Dr Karl M. Smith: email@example.com or see the blog!