Nature Connected

Future Proof: Green infrastructure will provide resilience and the conditions for success

Green Infrastructure brings environmental benefits such as managing flood risk, improving air quality and biodiversity and providing shade and cooling in a warming climate.

Roadside trees can trap up to 90% of traffic-related air-borne dust particles

Average UK temperatures are predicted to rise by as much as 4°C this century. University of Manchester research shows that 10% increase in the urban tree canopy cover would cancel out this increase