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Trees and green roofs can help reduce the urban heat island effect

Air pollution experts from the UK modelled which types of green infrastructure can help reduce temperatures in many of Europe's cities and towns. Trees turn out to be the most effective to reduce the urban heat island effect.

Read more about this research on the website from the University of Surrey website, and about 'green infrastructure' on the EEA website.

Date: 18 Nov 2020
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