The Future of Cool
Keeping cool during hot times
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Architects, looking for ways to keep buildings cool amid rising temperatures, find that nature has some surprising tricks.
The new material's already hard at work cooling ice cream and office buildings, and it's doing it with a lot less electricity than traditional AC.
Planting trees is good for locals, and the planet too — so long as locals are the ones doing the planting, says Sarah Anderson with American Forests.
New York City has set out to protect people — and the planet — from the deadliest disaster: heat.