Valencia invests in deprived neighbourhood to tackle climate change with nature-based solutions
Valencia, in Spain, already experiences hot and dry summers, a problem likely to be made worse by climate change. For the city administration, tackling this threat is a key priority. GrowGreen is investing in nature-based solutions in the Valencian neighbourhood of Benicalap to improve quality of life, reduce pollution and tackle heat stress. Citizens of...Read more
How to design and co-create greener cities?
The URBACT City Festival is one of the main European events for urban development and an excellent place to present new ideas, share experiences and learn from cities across Europe. This 15th edition of the Festival was attended by over 500 representatives of cities, civil society organisations, governments, business and other experts, and celebrated the...Read more
GrowGreen conference: Innovative financing for creating green cities, 26-27 March 2019, Manchester
Save the date for this exciting event on innovative financing for nature-based solutions in cities. Through interactive workshops on valuing natural assets and mobilising finance for nature-based solutions, the event offers in-depth capacity building to support city greening. Networking opportunities help providers and users of innovative finance to connect, and enable participants to share experiences....Read more