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Can LA Plant 90,000 Trees Before The End Of Next Year?

Trees are an important part of mitigating rising temperatures (Tom Zimmerman via Unsplash)
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Last year, Mayor Eric Garcetti laid out a goal in L.A.'s Green New Deal: that 90,000 new trees would be planted by 2021. It's an important step in the city's attempts to mitigate its scorching climate future.

But is there any chance the city will get there?


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