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As Green Roof Initiative Heads to Probable Victory, Denver’s Mayor — An Opponent — Turns To Implementation

As Green Roof Initiative Heads to Probable Victory, Denver’s Mayor — An Opponent — Turns To Implementation

Officials will examine “opportunities and challenges” in measure that is most stringent in U.S., Hancock says

Should Denver require rooftop gardens to reduce heat island effect? Voters might decide this year

Should Denver require rooftop gardens to reduce heat island effect? Voters might decide this year

Denver’s status as one of the nation’s most intense urban heat islands has spurred a group of activists to propose a “green roofs” ballot initiative — a measure that could animate environmentalists while mobilizing developers to fight it.

The Denver Green Roof Initiative Would Require Gardens In The Sky

The Denver Green Roof Initiative Would Require Gardens In The Sky

Would you like to see more of this? What about making developers build more of this?

A small group of environmentally minded Denver residents want to place an initiative on the November ballot to require buildings above a certain size to turn a portion of their rooftops into gardens.