Green Infrastructure for Climate Adaptation
Incorporating Green Infrastructure Into Climate Adaptation Plans and Strategies
Green infrastructure is a valuable and cost effective piece of climate adaptation and resilience strategy that can be utilized by municipalities to achieve a number sustainability goals through the multiple and varied benefits of the systems. This course is designed to demonstrate how green infrastructure techniques function, how they can contribute to climate adaptation strategy, and how to support their development an implementation within communities.
- Identify the characteristics of green infrastructure that make it ideal for climate adaptation
- Learn the principles of successful green infrastructure implementation
- Understand green infrastructure best practices
- Learn how to advance green infrastructure in your community
Scope of Course
This course is structured to teach you how to incorporate green infrastructure into climate adaptation plans and strategies and what factors make green infrastructure an ideal part of that strategy.
With a background in Urban Planning and Landscape Design, Rohan Lilauwala has spent the past five years working on breaking down barriers to the widespread use of living green infrastructure across North America. Rohan has developed and delivered training programs, tools, resources, and analyses, focusing largely on green infrastructure costs and benefits. He is also the driving force behind the Living Architecture Performance Tool, a rating system for green roofs and walls, akin to LEED.