Is there an economic return on planting trees?

A global study on the economic impacts of planting trees took a look at 245 cities around the world. The conclusion thus far: trees provide shade (save energy), create clean air, and in denser dirtier cities, there is a break-even return on investment. This article also goes into the challenges Minneapolis is encountering in fighting the emerald ash borer.

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Elizabeth Dunbar, Minnesota Public Rado

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Josh Wolsky

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