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The Case for Natural Infrastructure in the Face of Climate Change: N-EWN Partners Published in the Washington Post
On March 7th, 2021, N-EWN partners from the Institute of Resilient Infrastructure Systems and the Water Institute of the Gulf published a perspective piece in the Washington Post titled, How nature can help solve our infrastructure crisis amid extreme weather, climate change. In the article, Director of IRIS, Dr. Brian Bledsoe and Director of TWIG, Dr. Justin Ehrenswerth made the…