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The benefits of green roofs

The benefits of green roofs

Michael Hardman and Nick Davies at the University of Salford write on The Conversation website about installing green roofs. However, for these roofs to become the norm, there must be a buy-in from public authorities and private actors. What are your views?   Green roofs can vastly improve city life, so why don’t we see … Continue reading

New research shows that energy efficiency measures can slash US energy use and GHG emissions 50 percent by 2050

New research shows that energy efficiency measures can slash US energy use and GHG emissions 50 percent by 2050

A report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) offers a road map for dramatically reducing energy waste, identifing ambitious but cost-effective and technically possible measures that would avert emissions of nearly 2,500 million tonnes of heat-trapping carbon dioxide. Amy Brown explains in an article on the Triple Pundit website.   Energy Efficiency … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance for mitigation

Latest update on climate finance for mitigation

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the recent update on climate finance for mitigation compiled by Beate Antonich.   Mitigation Finance Update: Every Project Counts to Help Achieve SDGs 7, 13 The past month saw a number of initiatives relating to: economic transitions supported by renewable energy sources, … Continue reading