NBS remain underutilized in creating more climate change resilient urban areas
According to the Institute for Housing and and Urban Development Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, NBS are still underutilized in creating more climate change resilient urban areas. Some of the reasons that global adoption of NBS is limited despite the benefits include:
- lack of financial resources
- insufficient knowledge
- uncertainty of processes and benefits
- fragmented institutions
- lagging regulations
In order to mainstream NBS implementation broadly in urban and peri-urban areas, additional research, innovation, and capacity-building is needed.
Read the article in Cities Today here.