Less concrete, more greenery

Longread

Less concrete, more greenery

It is a strange paradox: on the one hand cities are increasingly struggling with a lack of sufficient clean water, while on the other hand climate change is increasing the risk of flooding. Tim van Hattum, Climate programme manager at Wageningen University & Research, uses five propositions to explain how we can turn water from our enemy into our friend with the help of green solutions and smart technology.