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Nine ways canals can fight climate change

We believe our waterways can play an important role in mitigating the impacts of climate change as well as playing a vital part in reducing 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.

Nine ways canals can fight climate change

Find out more about the ways we mitigate climate change

Last Edited: 02 January 2024

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