Trees also absorb carbon emissions from fossil fuels. Only, some property developer businessmen don’t see that. But some cities overseas have recognized the value of trees; one is Portland in Oregon, another is Vancouver in Canada.
Comox Street below is just one example of many inner-city streets lined with mature trees. In part because of the attention given over several years to trees and gardens, this is a very affluent area and a detached 2-story house will sell for around $3 million.