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US cities pledge to play their part in supporting global trillion trees movement

US cities pledge to play their part in supporting global trillion trees movement

The cities of Boise, Dallas, Detroit and Tucson are among those committing to help combat extreme heat and wildfires, as well as other adverse effects of climate change, by protecting and planting more trees.

Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city

Melbourne launches largest ever revegetation project to green the city

Plans to plant 150,000 trees and shrubs form part of the Australian city’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic by creating jobs and enhancing public space, in addition to tackling the climate emergency.

Tampere draws up urban tree policy

Tampere draws up urban tree policy

The guidelines are based on several of the Finnish city’s strategic goals, programmes, policies and operating models, including its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.

London crowned world's first National Park City

London crowned world's first National Park City

The mayor has prioritised protecting and enhancing the green belt and making more than half the UK capital green, which has included planting a record 170,000 trees in three years.