Study: trees in cities actually make pollution worse during heat waves | Watts Up With That?

From the AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY comes this counter-intuitive finding: During heat waves, urban trees can increase ground-level ozone Planting trees is a popular strategy to help make cities R…

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Since trees also create VOCs when they are NOT in cities, we better rid ourselves of all of them….. No Wait ! They store carbon, so keep them. …. No Wait ! A recent “scientific” study also shows they do not store ENOUGH carbon to really help us. So what good are they?

Bye.. Bye Trees.

BURN them all for BIOFUELS.

/sarc, sarc, and sarc.

But the shade will stop sunburn, so we had better plant them again … but then they will use up water, then release water vapour to make it more humid ….

Source: Study: trees in cities actually make pollution worse during heat waves | Watts Up With That?

About time they took their models into the tree lined streets and see how well they match reality.

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