Medellín’s Green Corridors provide climate solution and increase biodiversity in Columbian city

Colombia’s second largest city, Medellín, is adapting to climate change and giving residents a better quality of life by creating green corridors, areas thick with vegetation, along 18 roads and 12 waterways. The urban greening programme, known as Green Corridors, is increasing biodiversity and reducing heat stress in the city. Cooling is created by more shading, cuts to the heat radiated by solid surfaces such … Continue reading Medellín’s Green Corridors provide climate solution and increase biodiversity in Columbian city

The Climate Tile: Pilot project on Copenhagen sidewalk trials new climate adaption system for future cities

The Climate Tile, an innovative tile designed for urban spaces to hep catch and redirect 30% of the projected extra rainwater due to climate change, is preventing floods in a Copenhagen neighbourhood as part of a pilot project. The tile, which has been in development by Danish startup Tredje Natur since 2014, was installed in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro neighbourhood last September, on a 50-metre-stretch in front … Continue reading The Climate Tile: Pilot project on Copenhagen sidewalk trials new climate adaption system for future cities