Urban Heat Island

Urban heat - not a myth, and worst where it's wet   

Why do cities amplify heatwaves?    City grids intensify the urban heat island effect

Influence of anisotropic diffuse shortwave radiation on mean radiant temperature in outdoor urban environments

In a warming world, could air conditioning make things worse

Can white roofs help cool world's warming cities?

LA tests cooling pavement paint to beat heat

How roads can help cool sizzling cities

Urban warming slows tree growth, photosynthesis

Hot cities: the 'smart' response to urban heat threats

Cooling cities: strategies and technologies to mitigate urban heat

Mitigating urban heat islands with trees is more effecctive in dry climates

Megacities: Emissions, urban, regional and Global Atmospheric Pollution

Urban 'Heat Island' Effect, White Roofs and Global Warming

Researchers develop a rooftop device that can make solar power and cool buildings

Regional climate consequences of large-scale cool roof and photovoltaic array deployment

Dense downtown living more carbon intense due to higher consumption

Quality and sensitivity of high-resolution numerical simulation of urban heat islands

A scenario analysis of the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of a new residential area

Research reveals effectiveness of urban heat-reducing technologies   Sustaining our cities

Contrasting responses of urban and rural surface energy budgets to heat waves explain synergies between urban heat islands and heat waves 

More households could strain natural resouces and the environment     Expertise - green resources

Use of air conditioners increases night time temperatures, escalates demand for air conditioning

Pavements designed to fight climate change could increase energy consumption in surrounding buildings

The use of reflective and permeable pavements as a potential practice for heat island mitigation and stormwater management

Vegetation essential for limiting city warming effects    Do urban 'heat islands' hint at trees of the future?

As world goes urban, new focus on role of trees in cities

Just add trees: How greening concrete jungles will help us adapt to a warming world

Assessing summertime urban air conditioning consumption in a semiarid environment

Role of green roofs in reducing heat stress in vuknerable urban communities - multidu=isciplinary approach

"Green Routing" Can Cut Car Emissions Without Significantly Slowing Travel Time



Urban heat islands are warming the Arctic

Surface urban heat islands in 57 cities across different climates in Fennoscandia

Tomorrow's office, today - UK's first energy-positive office opens in Swansea

North America:

Canadian cities adapt to extreme heat

A data-driven approach to cooling a city

US cities ranked on basis of heat island effect on tempertures

New modeling reveals complex dynamics of climate change, heat-mitigating technologies

US seasonal hydroclimatic impacts of Sun Corridor expansion 

Mid-Atlantic suburbs in the US can expect an early spring thanks to the heat of the big city

Green and cool roofs to mitigate urban heat island effects in Chicago: regional climate model evaluation


Japan's strategy for reducing heat-island effects

The impact of urban heat islands: assessing vulnerability in Indonesia

Study reveals surprising role of haze in the warming of Chinese cities

Urbanization and heterogeneous surface warming in Eastern China

Cool roofs in China offer enhanced benefits during heat waves


Australia: Out in the heat - why poorer suburbs are more at risk in warming cities

After another hot summer, here are 6 ways to cool our cities in future

Urban trees and people's yards mitigate extreme heat in Western Adelaide