Heat Island Effect

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The Inequality of Urban Tree Cover

Minorities are significantly more likely to live in heat-prone neighborhoods that will be particularly at risk with climate change.

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The Urban Heat Island Could Be Attracting Bugs

The hotter neighborhoods of Raleigh are awash in scale insects, an ominous indicator of how bug populations might swell in a globally warmer world.

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White Roofs Cool Cities More Than Trees

Reflective roofing programs may also be a vast deal more effective than green ones