'Working trees' key to urban resilience?

Considine, Mary-Lou
October 2009
Ecos;Oct/Nov2009, Issue 151, p34
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The article reports on the release of a paper "Urban Trees: Worth More Than They Cost," by Dr. Greg Moore of the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009. Moore approximated that at least 15% of trees that are already mature in Melbourne have suffered due to drought, with some already dead. Moore estimated that the cooling effect of 100 000 urban trees that are already mature could save a city's electricity yearly for 3 million kilowatt hours.


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