Soil is a valuable resource, but has long been mistreated in urban areas. New York City’s soil is rich in biodiversity that must be protected to preserve the environment and support local green spaces.
Green Roofs & Public Schools: A Post-COVID-19 Recovery Plan for NYC
Proposed legislation allocates funds for installing green roofs on public schools, which could be especially beneficial for New York sustainability efforts and educational opportunities following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quantifying the Effectiveness of Green Roofs in Urban Markets
While some property owners have voiced concerns about implementing green roofs, their overall effectiveness and profitability should ultimately outweigh drawbacks as long as steps are taken to maximize potential benefits.
Climate Savings Outweighs Cost Factor in Green New Deal
The building requirements put forth by New York City Local Law 97 have ignited a heated debate between those proponents of sustainable solutions and NYC real estate developers concerned about the costs associated with implementing them.
Cool Weather Doesn't Spell the End of Organic Gardens in New York
Those in the New York metropolitan area may prolong the growing season by strategically mapping out their gardens and undertaking certain measures to preserve seeds and soil, and reap a harvest year-round.
Green Roofs & Grants: NYC Climate Mobilization in Action
The recent passage of the Climate Mobilization Act has set in motion a wave of eco-friendly initiatives designed to reduce New York City's carbon footprint by incentivizing the widespread implementation of green roofs.