This article talks about one of the most powerful tools "that designers can use to help communities both mitigate and adapt to climate change," TREES. This information applies to all of our towns and cities; we can use the same tools.
According to the US Department of Agriculture , "Trees are like outdoor air conditioners that operate as carbon sinks. The cooling impact of a single healthy tree from evaporation and absorbing sunlight is equivalent to ten room-size air conditioners operating 24 hours a day,”
To read more about trees' benefits and how we can each act now read more here: