When a tree is worth more than air conditioning – SWI swissinfo.ch
In Sion, the Swiss city where temperatures have risen the most in recent years, an anti-heat plan has begun transforming how people live.
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Looking to nature to solve many of our design problems is covered in the field known as biomimicry. Trees and greenery provide many ecosystem services that we can and should leverage in our built environments. Air conditioning, i.e.
cooling and refreshing of air come with every tree on the planet. Businesses would do well to incorporate solutions provided by nature in their designs.
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Flora Moon is Sustainability Practice Director at Expressworks. For over 15 years she has adeptly guided petrochemical clients like DuPont, Williams, Halliburton and Chevron to navigate systemic and cultural change. In April, 2016 she moderated the SPE panel on Sustainability and Performance in Stavanger, Norway. She serves on the Executive committee of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Sustainability Technical Section and co-leads the SPE Sustainability Technical Section Performance Sub-Committee.
Flora has also created sustainability capability and capacity in communities serving on the Houston (Texas) Resilience Committee and as project manager / special advisor to a number of public and private projects. She is the co-designer of a private sustainability investment strategy for Merrill Lynch.
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