Portland

When Green Infrastructure Is An Anti-Poverty Strategy

When Green Infrastructure Is An Anti-Poverty Strategy

In Portland, inspiring stories of how resident leaders — mostly lower-income, non-English-speaking, stay-at-home mothers — push for change in their community.

How Cities are Driving Growth in the Green Roofing Market

How Cities are Driving Growth in the Green Roofing Market

Here in the U.S., the demand for green roofing solutions is growing for homeowners, business owners, and developers. Many major cities have adopted specific ordinances requiring green roofing on new buildings to assist in the battle against climate change.

6 Top-Notch Cities That Got Green Infrastructure Right

6 Top-Notch Cities That Got Green Infrastructure Right

Cities all over the world are keeping the future of the planet in mind and focusing on green infrastructure. Here are six of them that made particularly notable gains when meeting that goal.

Portland's Eco-Roof Requirement for Central District Adopted

Portland's Eco-Roof Requirement for Central District Adopted

Behind the success of recent green roof policies, a common theme is the role of strong public advocacy groups.

2017 Green Roof Industry Survey Shows Washington DC In Top Spot For Most Green Roofs Installed

2017 Green Roof Industry Survey Shows Washington DC In Top Spot For Most Green Roofs Installed

The North American green roof industry continues to be a driving force in sustainability and resilience planning, with municipalities like San Francisco, Portland and Denver recently adopting mandatory green roof policies for new buildings.