SHORT-TERM RECOMMENDATION

Plant More Trees

Projected GHG Reduction: Unknown
Implementation year(s): Starting in 2008

Trees in urban areas can provide many benefits, including shade, soil stabilization, stormwater control, carbon sequestration, and neighborhood beautification. Organizations such as Friends of the Urban Forest and Shade Tree Commission should work with the Pittsburgh Climate Imitative to identify barriers to tree planting and collaborate to increase the numbers of trees in Pittsburgh.


Click here to view the complete list of community recommendations available in the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan.