22 November 2019

Fastest Warming Heat Island City

A while back, Georgia Tech found that Louisville was the fastest-warming urban heat island in the US. But the Louisville that came to mind for me was one with Olmsted parks and tree-lined streets. This story in the Guardian clarifies that the city's urban forest is not the same for all Louisvillians. And in a city where rising temps could kill, that is a serious policy concern.

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