There are numerous reasons why forests matter and why ease of accessibility to forests and nature matter. These articles begin to scratch the surface of why Nordson Green Earth Foundation is working to improve tree equity throughout the Chicagoland area.
Pertinent Articles on Urban Forests and Climate Change
Paul Vallance, The Guardian, August 9, 2021
"....anthropogenic climate change is real, present and lasting: it is now unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land to an unprecedented degree, with effects almost certain to worsen through the coming decades.."