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Shady Deal: Urban Trees Save Energy for Buildings reports Emily Laber-Warren at Newsweek. That’s money growing on trees. Shaded buildings use 25 to 40 percent less energy during the summer, averting power overloads.
That’s why for 20 years, Sacramento has subsidized a diverse planting of more than 500,000 trees, making the city one of the leafiest in the western United States. Going green saves greenbacks — what a way to go!
OO China Slashes Spending On New Fossil-Fuel Power Plants
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