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] AC.ELS-CDN.com. A comprehensive study of green roof performance from environmental perspective. June 2014. https://ac.els-cdn.com/S2212609014000211/1-s2.0-S2212609014000211-main.pdf?_tid=034ff6c6-dafc-4e63-b17b-5bd49d45f895&acdnat=1521652077_551bfe13c73c0ee5d34c0f1d245d405c [ii] ChicagoBotanic.com. An Evaluation Study of Plants for Use on Green Roofs. 2015. https://www.chicagobotanic.org/downloads/planteval_notes/no38_greenroofplants.pdf [iii] ASCELibrary.org. Green Roof Storm-Water Runoff Quantity and Quality. May 23 2012. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29EE.1943-7870.0000589 [iv] News.NationalGeographic.com. Green Roofs Take Root Around the World. Oct 27 2016. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/san-francisco-green-roof-law/ [v] TheStreet.com. What a Green Roof Costs You on the Way to Saving Everything. May 22 2015. https://www.thestreet.com/story/13161050/1/what-a-green-roof-costs-you-on-the-way-to-saving-everything.html [vi] YaleClimateConnections.org. Why rooftop gardens cool cities. Mar 19 2018. https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2018/03/why-rooftop-gardens-cool-cities/ [vii] News.NationalGeographic.com. Green Roofs Take Root Around the World. Oct 27 2016. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/10/san-francisco-green-roof-law/ [viia] CityofChicago.org. Chicago Sustainable Development Policy. Jan 2017. https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dcd/supp_info/sustainable_development/chicago-sustainable-development-policy-update.html [viii] GothamGreens.com. OUR PRODUCE. http://gothamgreens.com/our-produce/new-york [viiia] BrooklynGtangeFarm.com. VEGETABLE GARDENS AND URBAN FARMS. https://www.brooklyngrangefarm.com/urban-vegetable-gardens/ #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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