Since When Have Trees Existed Only for Rich Americans?

A striking investigation based on satellite images: the wealthier and whiter a neighbourhood, the more trees there are. Notably, this isn’t about a nicer view from your window, but about living conditions in a climate that is getting hotter: Poorer neighbourhoods with fewer trees have average temperatures up to 5° Celsius warmer. Check it out.

From Weekly Filet #354, in July 2021.

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