Nine ways canals can fight climate change

Climate change is one of the biggest threats the planet is currently facing. However, we believe that our waterways can play an important role in mitigating the impact of climate change and can help to reduce the levels of greenhouse gas emissions, which are driving global warming.

Although the great canal engineers of the industrial age could never have envisaged it, our network of canals and river navigations in the hearts of our towns and cities are perfectly placed to provide ‘net zero’ solutions and climate change mitigation.

Find out more about the ways we mitigate climate change

Last date edited: 5 November 2021