Added by on 2018-10-16

Green roofs don’t just look cool, they can also help cool the planet! They sequester carbon, clean the air, insulate buildings and even provide habitat for wildlife. EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: JOEL BACH and DREW MAGRATTEN WRITER: MAGGIE BADORE SCRIPT EDITORS: JOEL BACH, JOSH FUTTERSAK, DREW MAGRATTEN, and MATT ROSENBAUM VIDEO EDITOR: ETHAN DAVID Made in partnership with Outrider. SOURCES: [i] A comprehensive study of green roof performance from environmental perspective. June 2014. [ii] An Evaluation Study of Plants for Use on Green Roofs. 2015. [iii] Green Roof Storm-Water Runoff Quantity and Quality. May 23 2012. [iv] Green Roofs Take Root Around the World. Oct 27 2016. [v] What a Green Roof Costs You on the Way to Saving Everything. May 22 2015. [vi] Why rooftop gardens cool cities. Mar 19 2018. [vii] Green Roofs Take Root Around the World. Oct 27 2016. [viia] Chicago Sustainable Development Policy. Jan 2017. [viii] OUR PRODUCE. [viiia] VEGETABLE GARDENS AND URBAN FARMS. #WeCanSolveThis #YEARSproject Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsGreen Revolution Series: Green RoofsGreen ECO Roofs and Living Roofs in SpainSGC: Green RoofsGrowing a Greener World – Green Roofs Rooftop GardensSemi-Extensive Green Roofs – Characteristics – Things RequiredGreen roofs can help cities adapt to climate change

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  • Iris 4 Action 1 month ago

    I love all your videos, despite the low number of views, please continue to make more videos.

  • PK Saenz 1 month ago

    Cool. If we keep this up, we in America might have a chance of going as Green as China has been for years. Good work America, better late than never!