Green Infrastructure

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Why Is There So Little Innovation in Water Infrastructure?

For one thing, consumers have no tolerance for risk. 

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This Bike Path Also Helps Prevent Flooded Sewers

A great example of how green infrastructure can be incorporated from the start in new street design.

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Hoboken Could Be a Model for Dealing With Urban Flooding

Hoboken could provide a perfect laboratory for aggressive efforts. Are state and federal governments ready to participate in the experiment?

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Lessons From Sandy: Even New Green Infrastructure Was Destroyed

Restoring or creating wetlands that last is no small feat.

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Will Cities Be Ready for the Next Sandy?

Climate change is here. Here's what cities can do to mitigate some of its worst effects.

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A Streetlight Powered by Algae: Is This Actually Possible?

The French biochemist behind this strange green light sees it having a "massive" palliative effect on global warming.

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What Cities Can Learn From Toronto's Green Roof Policy

Already, 1.2 million square feet of green space have been added to the city.

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Green Infrastructure Could Save Cities Billions

New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.