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Study confirms green roofs’ positive impacts on solar panels

We at WGIN have for long known that green roofs can positively impact the performance of solar panels. Now, an Australian comprehensive study shows green roofs’ benefits across energy savings, CO2...

In the press | Rainwater as a resource in the city

Blue-green infrastructure are key to help adapt urban rainwater management to climate change, reports Tagesspiegel Background (Germany).In Germany and the EU, experts are calling for more commitment...

Living architecture monitor: Summer Edition

Summer 2021: The Climate Issue While the Climate Crisis clearly threatens us, it also provides a powerful motivation to fight it by embracing rapid change. Much of this change is already taking the...

Have Your Say: European Commission Consults on New Stormwater Policies

April 2021 was the wettest and coldest April on record, yet summer in Europe could not have had a better start for green infrastructure. Let’s find out why.In the Summer edition of Living...

Launch of Sempergreen white paper: ‘Building for Biodiversity’

How can green roofs contribute to promoting biodiversity in urban areas? WGIN member Sempergreen developed a white paper ‘Building for biodiversity’, which answers this question and aims to raise...

In the press | Jure Šumi: “Green infrastructure bring life to cities”

Azotea del Instituto Nacional de Biologia, en Liubliana, capital de Eslovenia. © DANILO BEVKIn an interview to top-ranking Spanish media outlet El Pais, Jure Sumi, president of the Slovenian Green...

European Parliament calls for green roofs targets to restore urban biodiversity

The European Parliament adopted its position on the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, signalling another important recognition of green infrastructure benefits.On 9 June 2021, the European...

Competition for the best diploma thesis on green roofs and living walls

In the fall of 2020, PSDZ for the first time launched a competition for authors of master's and engineering theses on green roofs and walls. Competition works were sent by the end of January 2021,...

Green roofs in the national program “Moja woda” (“My Water”)

As a result of the PSDZ petition, green roofs are included in the national program "Moja woda" ("My Water") - as confirmation of the success of our efforts, the Polish Green Roofs Association...

WGIN selected as partner of the New European Bauhaus

The World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN) has been selected as official partner of the New European Bauhaus (NEB).The New European Bauhaus initiative aims to connect the European Green Deal to...

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