News tagged with urban heat islands

Researchers analyze the benefits of urban trees

What have your trees done for you lately? According to UC Riverside Professor of Botany and Plant Science Darrel Jenerette, trees cool our homes, neighborhoods, and improve our health. Now he is exploring the hypothesis ...

dateOct 27, 2015 in Environment
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Climate change adaptation in high income countries

We all know that the climate is changing, but how can we best prepare for some of the changes that lie ahead? Should coastal cities change their building codes to accommodate rising sea levels? Should we allocate more resources ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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