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Heat in the inner city: a plea in Germany for more trees and shade

Climate change is resulting in an increasing number of hot summer days in Germany. A recent study by the German Environment Agency (UBA) has systematically investigated how cooler temperatures can be realised in inner-city neighbourhoods. Much more green, in particular new trees, more shading as well as roof and façade greening can keep temperatures down in the buildings.

Read more on the German Environment Agency.

Date: 15 Aug 2022
Filed under: heat island, trees