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Adapting cities to a hotter world: 3 essential reads

  • Written by Jennifer Weeks, Environment + Energy Editor, The Conversation
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Heat waves can be deadly, especially when they combine high temperatures with elevated humidity levels that make the air feel even hotter. The impacts can be especially strong in cities, which often are several degrees warmer than nearby rural areas due to the urban heat island effect. These three...

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