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Europe: Expect a hot summer, with draught and major storms - can Green Roofs help?

There we have it. The AccuWeather weather portal has published its summer weather forecast. The AccuWeather portal is forecasting weather in the Eastern Europe area from June through August will see high temperatures and droughts. However, no longer heat waves were announced, ...

Could green roofs help curb city winter air pollution crisis?

Paris is constantly entering into its emergency measures as the city struggles with exceptionally high air pollution levels. Controls on vehicles, free public transport and advice to limit intense sports and avoid large traffic sites at time of high circulation are just some of ...

World’s leading municipalities demand more green roofs to fight dust particle pollution

Green Roofs - more than just bringing beauty Green roofs are a rapidly growing trend across the world’s cities as policy makers become increasingly committed to improving their urban environment:

Why Urban Heat Island (UHI) Reduction is critically important and how Green Roofs can help

The urban population of the world has grown rapidly from 746 million in 1950 to 3.9 billion in 2014. In 2014, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) published a revised version of the World Urbanization Prospects. According to the report, 54 per cent ...

How green roofs can reduce urban heat island effect (UHI) during constant heatwaves in Europe

What is Urban Heat Island (UHI)? Urban heat island is a term describing the effect on cities and urban areas that are hotter than nearby rural areas. It is the difference in mean air temperature of a city compared to the surrounding countryside that can be some 1.8–5.4°F (1–3°C) ...
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