Plants help lower temperatures

Image: The University of Melbourne
Posted on Tue, 2013-02-19 11:29 by Rosie M.
The temperature of some of our cities, such as Melbourne, can be up to four degrees warmer than surrounding areas, but adequate green infrastructure may help reduce those temperatures. A team of University of Melbourne and Monash University researchers is trying to establish how green infrastructure can interact with urban design to reduce temperatures in cities.