Sustainable Future Podcast:
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6d ago
In this episode, Sustainable Futures sits down with microbiologist and Columbia University Professor Emeritus Dr. Dickson Despommier to discuss his pioneering work and thought leadership on vertical farming ..read more
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Native Forbs Grown Under Green Roof Conditions Have Altered Biomass Allocation Strategies
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6d ago
Green roofs can sequester carbon dioxide, but their contribution is often overlooked. Plants on green roofs allocate more biomass below ground to cope with stress and benefit from symbiotic fungi. This suggests green roofs significantly aid in carbon sequestration ..read more
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A Closer Look at Offices of Urban Agriculture
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4M ago
Urban agriculture offices promote local produce in cities, like rooftop farms in New York and San Francisco. Washington D.C.'s Office of Urban Agriculture aims to expand food production, integrate landscapes, and educate communities, aligning with sustainability goals and fostering economic activity ..read more
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PACE Financing + Green Roofs – It’s the next BIG thing!
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4M ago
The synergy between PACE Financing and green roofs/stormwater infrastructure for energy efficiency in commercial buildings is discussed. Eligibility, funding coverage, and successful projects like the Belt Line Center are highlighted, emphasizing financial and environmental benefits ..read more
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Healing Above Our Heads? Green Roof Medicinal Herbs
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4M ago
Detailed information about the growing of various herbs on the harsher green roof environment at the Colorado State University Spur Campus ..read more
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Incorporation of Green Infrastructure on Road Tunnel Ventilation Stacks: Potential Ambient Air Quality Improvement
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7M ago
This study aims to describe the integration of green wall technologies and a tunnel ventilation facility, and models the potential ambient air quality improvement the green wall plants have through PM2.5 dry deposition ..read more
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Portland Oregon’s Green Roof Requirement Under Threat
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7M ago
How constant vigilance is required to maintain supportive policies for green roofs and other progressive building policies as demonstrated through the work of GRiT in Portland Oregon ..read more
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Unveiling A Breathtaking Green Roof First Conceived By Hundertwasser
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7M ago
In 1993, Whangārei’s Mayor, Stan Semenoff, invited Hundertwasser to design an art centre, a project that finally came to life in 2022. Learn about this magnificent biodiverse and biophilic building and its living and edible afforested roof in Whangārei, New Zealand ..read more
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Incorporation of Green Infrastructure on Road Tunnel Ventilation Stacks: Potential Ambient Air Quality Improvement
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8M ago
This study aims to describe the integration of green wall technologies and a tunnel ventilation facility, and models the potential ambient air quality improvement the green wall plants have through PM2.5 dry deposition ..read more
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Østerbro Klimakvarter – The First Climate Adaptation Neighborhood in Denmark  
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10M ago
A decade ago, the City of Copenhagen began redesigning neighborhoods, transforming them into climate adaptation projects, using community lead, integrated stormwater management approaches to cool cities, reduce flooding and provide amenity spaces. Learn about the design and performance of one of the first climate adapted neighborhoods in Copenhagen ..read more
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