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Proponents Want The Government to Push Green Roofs


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According to a CNN.com/technology article, in Germany, where green roofs have been very popular since the early 1990's, green roofs are supposed to contribute to cooler urban temperatures, reduce global warming, and also reduce water problems caused by excess runoff. Be-that-as-it-may, despite the current "green" construction fad in the U.S., green roofs have been pretty slow to catch on in the U.K. and in North America. Green building advocates want government to get more involved in pushing for green roofs.

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