Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Meet Green Buildings, Green Roofs

As Oregon leaders including the Governor's Task Force on Global Warming look for global warming solutions, one of the places they're looking is green building. Buildings are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, as the energy used to power, heat, and cool them needs to come from somewhere.

Two recent articles talk about green buildings, this one in the Portland Tribune about Portland's Grey to Green eco-roof grants, and this overview article from The Economist's technology quarterly, which focuses especially on window technology and LED lighting.

More about green building.

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