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Adding power to the value of trees

The shade from trees reliably cools humans and the environment in which they live. Researchers are now trying to show how the energy savings of this ecosystem service can be measured.

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  1. Lisa Palmer is an independent journalist and a senior fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, One Park Place, Suite 300, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, USA.

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