21 May '13, 12pm

At Evergreen Today - 1pm signing the Grey to Green declaration on behalf of OTC. Thanks...

Recognize Living Green Infrastructure as an important type of infrastructure in all relevant policies and programs, and redirect funding for implementation of green infrastructure projects in our communities; Establish performance targets for Living Green Infrastructure such as achieving 40 per cent urban tree canopy, and a 25 per cent reduction in the overheating of our communities; Fund Green Infrastructure planning, training and technical assistance for local communities; Support research into best practices and performance metrics and apply these measures to ensure accountability and track progress in our communities; Update building codes to encompass Living Green Infrastructure, and add compliance measures for water and air regulations that include living green infrastructure solutions; Lead by example in terms of adapting publicly owned buildings and land use practi...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.org/index.php/myarticles/275-declar...

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