Climate change adaptation

CBC Radio visits green roofs in Edmonton celebrating recent research published by the U of A

Posted on May 24, 2018 in Climate change adaptation, green roofs, Biodiversity, Research

Radio Canada Alberta caught up with U of A Research Associate Colin Bergeron, visiting two green roofs in Edmonton, celebrating the recent release of Bergeron's arthropod research and touting the benefits of green roofs.

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Green roofs useful for conserving threatened grassland and prairie habitats, Edmonton research suggests

Posted on May 24, 2018 in Climate change adaptation, green roofs, Biodiversity, Research

Beetles and spiders find their way to green roofs and readily colonize them, shows recent Edmonton research. So what?

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National bioretention design and construction standards are open for public review

Posted on Apr 09, 2018 in Guidance Documents , Design, Construction, Bioretention, Climate change adaptation

The National Research Council of Canada, under its Climate Resilient Buildings and Core Public Infrastructure Program, is supporting the development of standards that integrate and enhance climate change adaptation. The Green Infrastructure Technical Committee has produced its first standards, now open for public review, on the Design and Construction of Bioretention Systems.

Public comments are open until April 23, 2018 for the construction standard; and May 27 for the design standard.

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