Tag: shade from trees

URBAN FORESTS: Hot Paris vs. Cool Pittsburgh

A Reuters story by Manuel Ausloos yesterday, Heatwave in Paris exposes city’s lack of trees, caught my attention since it mentioned increasing heat from climate change along with the importance of city trees. As a third heatwave baked France this week, the heat radiating… Continue Reading “URBAN FORESTS: Hot Paris vs. Cool Pittsburgh”

Summer Cool and Winter Warmth

Plant a deciduous tree (one that drops its leaves over winter) on the southwest corner of your house. It will shade your house in summer, while allowing warm sunlight to pass through in winter. In fact, plant various types of trees around your yard… Continue Reading “Summer Cool and Winter Warmth”