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Planting more trees could reduce premature deaths in European cities by a third – new research
Urban development leads to fewer shaded areas and more heat-absorbing paved surfaces.
Cities tend to be warmer than their rural surroundings as a result, a phenomenon known as the urban heat island (UHI) effect.
- The Conversation
During the summer daytime, cities can be up to 12℃ hotter than rural areas…