by Devin Lavelle, Pocket News
"We've all been dreaming of ways to make our homes more comfortable and planting some beautiful shade trees is a great way to do it -- all while cleaning our air and fighting climate change!"
by Sammy Caiola, Capital Public Radio
"According to recent research out of Portland State University that maps heat by ZIP code, a lot of asphalt combined with few trees means temperatures in low-income communities can be 20 degrees higher than those of well-shaded neighborhoods." In urban areas, extreme heat takes more lives every year than all other weather events combined - this means that tree-lined streets can save lives.