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Submission + - Among The Costs Of War: $20B In Air Conditioning (npr.org) 1

TechkNighT_1337 writes: The amount the U.S. military spends annually on air conditioning in Iraq and Afghanistan: $20.2 billion.

That's more than NASA's budget. It's more than BP has paid so far for damage during the Gulf oil spill. It's what the G-8 has pledged to help foster new democracies in Egypt and Tunisia.

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Among The Costs Of War: $20B In Air Conditioning

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