Illustrations by Melissa McFeeters

How trees can save us

They are the most effective, efficient, and immediate form of urban climate action—provided they’re planted where people need them most By Alissa Walker n Dallas’s hottest summer days, Matt Grubisich would dispatch his colleagues at the Texas Trees Foundation to take manual air...
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can planting a trillion trees save us from climate change?

juliana neira restoration of the earth’s forests may be the world’s most effective solution to climate change according to a new study published by the crowther lab of ETH zurich. the researchers — who investigate nature-based solutions to climate change — have mapped places...
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How green is your city? MIT’s new online Treepedia map tells you – Archpaper.com

By Lauren Lloyd Researchers at the MIT Senseable City Lab have developed a new way of measuring how “green” a city is using Google Street View. The project, called Treepedia, presents an index of cities by measuring their “Green Canopy,” the aboveground portion of trees and...
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