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Urban Heat Island Effect To Double City-Level Costs Of Dealing With Climate Change, Study Finds

May 31st, 2017 | by James Ayre

The urban heat island effect — effectively, the reality that dark roads and buildings in urban areas absorb and radiate far more heat than vegetation in rural areas does, which makes cities notably hotter than surrounding areas — is going to more than double the city-level costs of dealing with rising temperatures caused by anthropogenic climate change over the coming century, according to a new study

'Make it white' Chu says to Stewart

August 4th, 2009 | by Moiz Kapadia

[social_buttons] Energy Secretary Steven Chu was recently on the Daily Show, with a carbon reduction strategy that is readily applicable: [&hellip

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