Building with Nature

Nature-based solutions make headway in the North Sea Region

01 October 2019 - Published by Eric Boessenkool
Nature-based solutions to climate change were in focus at last week’s UN Climate Action Summit in New York. The Building with Nature project is one of three North Sea Region projects using the power of nature to reduce climate impacts while creating additional benefits for society.

At the Climate Action Summit, a high-level event dedicated to nature-based solutions emphasised the vital role of nature in keeping carbon in the ground and protecting humanity against climate impacts.

This reflects a growing recognition that natural systems are extremely important in climate regulation – and that it is often more efficient to work with, rather than against, natural processes.

Several North Sea Region projects are piloting nature-based solutions on the ground, in cities and rural areas.


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