Archive:

2009

Green Roofs in Nanaimo: A growing alternative


Gary Noble (120p) – City of Nanaimo
Solutions to climate change often originate from small scale community initiatives. This project is an excellent example of local scale action that can provide valuable information. Green roofs have an immense potential for offsetting carbon emissions originating from building operations.

Read Article

Philadelphia's bold plan for rainwater/stormwater management envisions "giant sponge"


‘Green City, Clean Waters’ reimagines the city as an oasis of rain gardens, green roofs, permeable pavements, thousands of additional trees, and more. “I believe it’s the most significant investment in transforming the city that we’ll see in our lifetimes,” said Patrick Starr, Pennsylvania Environmental Council. “It will change the way neighborhoods look, the way many streets and blocks look.”

Read Article