The Nation: A TALE OF TWO SUBURBS: NEAR CHICAGO... AND OUTSIDE COLOGNE

If President Carter's program to conserve energy is to succeed, U.S. suburbanites—the nation's most careless squanderers of energy—will have to change their attitudes substantially, and their life-styles somewhat, too. To learn how one representative American suburb uses energy, and how it has responded to Carter's call for conservation, TIME Correspondent Patricia Delaney went to Hinsdale, Illinois. Then, to see how another affluent suburb takes a different approach to the same problem, TIME Correspondent Barrett Seaman visited Rösrath, outside of Cologne, West Germany. Their reports:

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