Planting healthy air: a natural solution to address pollution and heat in cities

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Can nature help cities address the twin problems of air that is too dirty or too hot? Based on a new report released by The Nature Conservancy  in collaboration with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, the answer appears to be a qualified “yes.”

The Planting Healthy Air report and the accompanying website, with an interactive map and case studies for the report’s top ranked cities, provide resources for those interested in using nature to make air healthier. In the right spot, trees can help make our air healthier and our cities more verdant and livable.

Read the article here: http://blogs.worldbank.org/sustainablecities/planting-healthy-air-natural-solution-address-pollution-and-heat-cities?CID=ECR_TT_worldbank_EN_EXT

 

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