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Boris is going to turn London green

Posted by Lindy on August 30, 2008

Boris Johnson, London’s mayor, has pledged to push for green roofs and rainwater harvesting in an attempt to reduce the impact of flash floods. In addition, plants and trees will be planted on more unused land. Green roofs also help keep the buildings cooler, which is another major part of the mayor’s plan, as he foresees hooter summer’s, made worse by the urban heat island effect, prevalent in big cities.

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