Urban heat islands: cooling things down with trees, green roads and fewer cars

From the Guardian, 21 February 2017: When it comes to coping with heatwaves, our own cities are conspiring against us. Road surfaces, pavements and buildings all contribute to keeping urbanised environments three to four degrees hotter than surrounding non-urbanised areas. With heatwaves like the ones that have just baked half of Australia to a crisp Continue reading Urban heat islands: cooling things down with trees, green roads and fewer cars