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Urban Heat Effect

Hot And Getting Hotter: Heat Islands Cooking U.S. Cities

Climate Central | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Cities are almost always hotter than the surrounding rural area but global warming takes that he...

The Dangers Of Urban Heat Island Effect

Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

By Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: For scientists who worry about climate change, cities are just plain annoying. The acres of asphalt that ...