November 19, 2020, 10am PST
A new study drives home the need for heat reduction measures in areas populated by lower-income residents.
August 28, 2020, 6am PDT
A road project in Boston involves removing hundreds of mature trees. Residents say the plan is an environmental justice issue.
November 6, 2019, 12pm PST
Urban trees play an essential role in making cities livable and countering the effects of climate change.
January 10, 2017, 8am PST
Treepedia is MIT's effort to collect a complete resource on the tree cover of city streets.
May 8, 2013, 11am PDT
Recent analysis shows that Louisville, Ky. suffers from the worst 'heat island' conditions among America's 50 largest cities. The city is also one of the few without a tree ordinance. Coincidence? Sarah Goodyear investigates.
January 11, 2011, 7am PST
A study of tree cover and pregnant women suggests that women living in areas with more trees are less likely to give birth to undersized babies.