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By 2100, arid cities will suffer from more severe heat waves than temperate cities


February 13, 2018

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By 2100, arid cities like Phoenix will become hotbeds for heatwaves compared to their rural surroundings, while cities on the Eastern seaboard will be less severely affected by heatwaves compared to theirs. The findings highlight the importance of heat-mitigation strategies and infrastructures such as green roofs.Full Story

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Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

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