Cool Streets Pilot Project: A Participatory Approach to Street Tree Planting

Research undertaken in recent decades have established that urban tree canopy can significantly improve local temperatures, reduce urban heat, improve air quality and reduce air-conditioning costs (Simpson and McPherson 1996,1998; Hart & Sailor 2009, Stone 2012, Taha 1997 Rosenweig et al., 2006, Gallagher 2015)…