Green Infrastructure Toolkit

Created: 10/16/2017 - Updated: 2/16/2018

Overview

The purpose of this toolkit is to analyze common trends in the approaches various cities are taking to planning, implementing, and funding green infrastructure to manage stormwater. The toolkit is intended to aid local governments nationwide in comparing best practices across cities, drawing lessons from different approaches, and crafting similar policies for their own jurisdictions.

The nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center seeks to advance effective climate, energy, and transportation policies in the United States—policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to climate change.

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Keywords

Scale of Project: 
Community / Local
National / Federal
Sector Addressed: 
Land Use Planning
Policy
Type of Tool: 
Adaptation Planning / Decision Support
Adaptation Planning Frameworks / Toolkits
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Make infrastructure resistant or resilient to climate change
Community Planning (developing climate-smart communities)
Governance and Policy