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Saurab Babu

Saurab is a firm believer of environmental pragmatism, hoping to support initiatives that foster economic growth with environmental sustainability. He works as a consultant, specializing in project designing and resource mobilization in the field of Natural Resources Management. He is extremely content with spending the entire day sitting with a good book and some dark chocolate.

cooling effect of trees in cities

Why is it cooler around trees?

Trees cool the air in 2 ways: 1) by intercepting sunlight (shading), they allow less heat to reach the ground; 2) by transpiration cooling, which is the cooling effect caused when water from stomata gets converted into water vapor and evaporates.