Green Infrastructure green infrastructure climate change green infrastructure and Climate Change climate change [chapter]

Stephan Pauleit, Ole Fryd, Antje Backhaus, Marina Bergen Jensen
2013 Sustainable Built Environments  
Green infrastructure has become increasingly popular as a way to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change in urban environments. Cities all over the world, including Portland, have developed their own strategies which inform local organizations on the actions they should take to be climate resilient -and many of these strategies include the implementation of green infrastructure. This thesis compares Portland's green infrastructure implementation strategies to those known around the
more » ... e known around the world, and utilizes themes found in those strategies to create a survey on local green infrastructure initiatives in the Portland area. This information will be important for conservationists to exchange information on innovative approaches to climate change adaptation that are being taken, and identify areas where more focus is needed in the future.
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-5828-9_212 fatcat:b5oolliqifde5igowoymnhqpae