Industry Leaders Support Innovative European Union Policy Advancements Regarding Green Infrastructure

Industry Leaders Support Innovative European Union Policy Advancements Regarding Green Infrastructure

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The increasing attention to policies and regulations concerning green infrastructure in urban areas signifies noteworthy advancements. However, with the EU elections next year, we must work diligently to ensure urban green infrastructure remains high on the agenda of the new EU institutions.

The growing focus on policy and regulations pertaining to green infrastructure in urban areas indicates significant progress – Nature Restoration Law; Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive (UWWTD); Pollinators Initiative; Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).

However, with the European elections scheduled for next June, we must work diligently to ensure urban green infrastructure remains high on the agenda of the new EU institutions. Forecasts predict around 70 per cent turnover in the members of the European Parliament, emphasizing the need for continued advocacy.

Read the full article by Luigi Petito in the winter 2023 issue of Living Architecture Monitor. 

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