Investing into green infrastructure makes sound economic sense – a single area of land can offer multiple benefits, provided its ecosystems are in a healthy condition. Such healthy ecosystems, which are powered by the diversity of life within them, provide society with a stream of valuable, economically important goods and services such as clean water and air, carbon storage, pollination etc. They also play a central role in fighting climate change impacts by protecting us against floods and other environmental disasters.
The UNEP investigations
‘City in green, city alive: a new model of society’
For its latest survey, conducted in February 2016,
UNEP wanted to know the expectations of the French people about urban greening and their vision of the ideal city of the future ...
Verdict: the city will have to be green !!!