Green infrastructure targets needed to mitigate impact of heatwaves, says parliamentary committee

The Government should introduce an urban green infrastructure target as part of the 25 Year Environment Plan and in the National Planning Policy Framework to ensure towns and cities are adapted to more frequent heatwaves, a report published this week by the parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee has recommended.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Stephanie Riddell / clinkhostels.com (CC BY 2.0)
Image: Stephanie Riddell / clinkhostels.com (CC BY 2.0)

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