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For Relief From Scorching Summers, Sydney Will Plant More Trees

  • Australia’s most populated city to invest in planting drive
  • Program follows similar efforts in Singapore and China
A sunbather looks at the Sydney Harbour Bridge at Lavender Bay in Sydney, Australia, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.
A sunbather looks at the Sydney Harbour Bridge at Lavender Bay in Sydney, Australia, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.Photographer: Lisa Maree Williams/Bloomberg

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Sydney hopes that literally becoming greener will offer sweaty citizens some respite from a warming climate.