Posted on · The novel The Free People's Village suggests some things would be better -- and other things worse.
Posted on · From floating wetlands to an abandoned golf course-turned-nature preserve, innovative green solutions to reduce flooding are being tested in Houston.
Posted on · Green infrastructure describes features in buildings and landscaping that cleanse and capture rainwater onsite where it falls. Houston advocates for green infrastructure join Houston Matters to discuss how it can be used to reduce flooding.
Posted on · On Tuesday's edition of Houston Matters: We learn how so-called green infrastructure could be utilized in Houston to reduce flooding. And we discuss the future of coal now that the Trump administration is backing out of the clean power plan.
Posted on · Environmental groups have a plan to manage storm water and increase green space. Read the Texas Stormwater Scorecard below.
Posted on · We try all sorts of things to mitigate flooding — from limits and controls on development to improving storm water drainage capacity to other ways of maintaining and improving existing drainage systems and flood control structures. But there’s another piece of the puzzle: what you might call natural defense, or “green infrastructure.” In essence, one […]
Posted on · All this week, NPR and public radio stations nationwide are taking part in this week’s A Nation Engaged project which asks, “What is America’s place in the world?” Well, we’re Houston Matters, your daily guide to the people, places, issues and ideas that define Greater Houston. So guess what we’ve decided to ask? Yep: “What […]