Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Ultraviolet Radiation
Policy status: Active
Policy type: Policy
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018
This policy shows that trees, thanks to the shade they generate, reduce the solar radiation on the ground as well as the heat absorption of the mineralized surfaces.In addition, they reduce heat islands.The evapotranspiration of trees acts as a natural air purifier, improving the quality of life of citizens.