Urban greening is emerging as a tried and tested approach to mitigate some of the impact of climate change.
Policymakers must understand that urban floods are not discrete, bounded events and the impact is not limited to inundation.
The pandemic can be a chance for varsities to turn a new leaf, provided they react skilfully and strategically.
The inevitability of a global pandemic has been on the radar for years.
Smog and air pollution have been linked to rising fatalities and the onset of diseases, leading to premature death.
As temperatures rise and monsoon unleashes its fury, dengue could shift towards areas untouched by it.
Collective action may just be what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations.
Population density and proximity to urban centres significantly alter the dynamics when it comes to urban flooding.