Good Read: Trees Can Save A City $500 Million Every Year

“Combined with the strong scientific evidence that trees are an ideal way to make life in cities better, the study shows that there’s a serious economic reason to invest in them. ”

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“Trees have a proven positive impact on cities: They lower wind speed and thus energy consumption. They reduce pollution and heat. They generally improve how neighborhoods are perceived. They make cities more livable. But the best way to prove why cities should plant more trees might be the fact that they have a significant economic impact.”

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