Letter: To combat global warming, we should plant more trees – STLtoday.com
The article “As cities gather data on unequal urban heat, experts ask St. Louis to join” (Sept. 7) was timely. Riding a bicycle from south St. Louis to Forest Park this summer was like riding through the Sahara desert. Many of our streets have few or no trees. Hurricane Ida follows a pattern of extreme weather events that demonstrate how deadly climate change is. St. Louis and its homeowners must do better and need to plant more trees.
Steven R. Bettlach • St. Louis