Send your question to Umbra! Q. Dear Umbra, Which is greener -- real Christmas trees or fake? I know you answered this question in the past, but I wonder if there's any new data? Ginger C. Littleton, Colo. All this tree needs is a little love.A. Dearest Ginger, Of the many wonderful and cherished traditions we honor this time of year, just one has earned a secure place in my heart: the Great Christmas Tree Smackdown. The short answer is, live trees are greener. The longer answer is, entire industries are waging battle over this question, the greenness of any …
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