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White Roofs vs. Green Roofs: Recent Reports Declaring a Victor Overlook That Both Are Wins for the Environment

By Noah Garrison

“Green roofs and cool roofs offer the potential to improve the sustainability of urban areas” — that was the bottom line conclusion of a report released by NRDC and the Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law two years ago. And it’s an important (and well-established) conclusion — our urban environments contribute to, and are in turn threatened by, an increasing number of environmental challenges that these types of sustainable urban practices can help us tackle.

Over the past month, several new studies analyzing the

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Source: Huffington Post Green