Cities Will Get Hotter

The "urban heat island" effect will intensify for cities as global warming increases
June 19, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The effects of global warming will be much more intense in urban areas, where vehicles and buildings heat the air and asphalt and concrete retain heat at night... Cities that now release an average of 20 watts of heat per square metre will in future release 60 watts more."

Thanks to Practice of New Urbanism

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Published on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 in New Scientist
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