BlueGreen Alliance Comments to White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on Investing in Nature
May 24, 2023
In a letter to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the BlueGreen Alliance said investing in infrastructure isn’t just about repairing roads and bridges, it should also focus on protecting communities by restoring natural defenses. Nature-based solutions are a key component in building resilient communities that can adapt to the impacts of climate change. Natural and green infrastructure can protect communities from flooding, ameliorate the heat island effect, alleviate pressures on the electrical grid and save energy costs, and create good-paying jobs in the resilience workforce.
Read the full letter below.