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Shade Trees Cool Urban Heat Islands

Creating coverage lowers ambient temperatures

Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash

By Sabriga Turgon

Urban heat islands are the areas inside cities that create, capture, and contain the heat generated by the assorted machinations of urban life: buildings, machinery, exhaust emissions, waste, dense populations.

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Sabriga Turgon

Sabriga Turgon

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