Create “Sponge Cities” to Tackle Worsening Floods

Create “Sponge Cities” to Tackle Worsening Floods

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With floods now causing more damage more frequently around the world, it is time to counter their effects by turning our towns into “Sponge Cities”, a recent trend popularised by China to absorb rainwater through permeable roads and pavements, parks, rooftop gardens and other green spaces…

Read Full Article; IPS News (01-31-2018)

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