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What are some simple changes humans can do to help keep the Earth cooler in the future?
Some simple changes to cool the earth are Drive less. Walk, bike, carpool, take mass transit, and/or trip chain. Adjust your thermostat. [ Keeping your thermostat at 68 degrees in winter and 78 degrees in summer not only helps with your energy bills, but it can reduce carbon dioxide emissions as well. Plant a tree. A single tree can absorb one ton of carbon dioxide over its lifetime. ]
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