Gallery: The Creation of ‘Green Streets’ Could Cut UK Pollution By Up T...

 

A collaboration of scientists at the Universities of Birmingham and Lancaster has determined that by ‘greening up’ the UK’s streets, pollution levels could be reduced by a staggering 30%. The scientists propose using trees, bushes and other greenery to combat increased heat levels and growing urban ‘concrete jungles’. The ‘green streets’ would also deliver cleaner air in the cities where the pollution levels are at their highest.

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  1. allen Morris July 20, 2012 at 6:48 am

    Linda,
    I commend you and thank you for your concern and high level awareness of our need to make radical changes to salvage our rapidly deteriorating environment. I recently read Jeremy Rifkin”s book The Third Industrial Revolution. It is a projected restsructuring of energy use and ecologically sound practices.

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