The accelerating global environmental, economic and social impacts of climate change are leading to increasingly severe adverse effects on ecosystems. As current research suggests, the loss of green space due to the urbanization process only exacerbates the adverse effects of climate change. As a result, not only does the surface temperature increase, but they also intensify precipitation in both range and duration. Green roofs, promoted as a strategy to adapt to climate change due to their ability to lower air and surface temperatures, thus providing a certain thermal comfort, are becoming an integral part of future urban life. The aim of this study was therefore to evaluate possible factors affecting their hydrological performance in order to mitigate urban heat islands, based on the processing and comparison of data from other available case studies.

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