Energy & Green Tech

Green roofs or green buildings?

Imagine flying over Denver and spotting a cluster of downtown skyscrapers with vast swaths of green roofs visible at different heights. It would be enchanting, and it would be green—figuratively and literally.

Energy & Green Tech

How does this professor's garden grow? On a Denver rooftop

Colorado State University professor Jennifer Bousselot is growing a garden on top of a building in Denver as part of her ongoing research into "green roofs" and her efforts to educate the public about their many benefits.

Engineering

Five ways to cool cities as temperatures soar

As Australia heads into an El Niño summer, UNSW's Dr. Negin Nazarian, an expert in urban climate, explains five crucial strategies to keep cities—and people—cooler.

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