Day: July 20, 2018

Urban Tree Cover

Urban Tree Cover

Urban Tree Cover

07/20/18

“How can we increase urban climate resilience with trees?”

 

With each passing day, more and more people are living in cities. However, dense urban conglomerations are prone to drastic climate change events, such as deadly heat waves worsened, exacerbated pollution, and flooding from rainfall. But one simple way to combat this is to plant more trees. This Urban Tree Cover lowers temperatures, absorbs pollution, and protects from rainfall flooding. This is just a simple illustration of how a little bit of scientific knowledge can help increase climate change resilience.