A whole range of reports and experts are now revealing the financial and health value of tree planting in cities.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has planted 20,000 trees in 7yrs and the Mayor of Toronto John Tory has planted 40,000 in less than 12mths. Does anyone know what the Mayor of Liverpool has done since being elected? Citizens of Sheffield have been up in arms defending trees in their city centre threatened by the council. You can read an excellent article on this subject below.
The Guardian article Introducing Treeconomics: How Street Trees can save our Cities