Urban Heat Island

Urban heat - not a myth, and worst where it's wet    Why do cities amplify heatwaves?

LA tests cooling pavement paint to beat heat

Cooling cities: strategies and technologies to mitigate urban heat

Urban warming slows tree growth, photosynthesis

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

Megacities: Emissions, urban, regional and Global Atmospheric Pollution

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

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

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

Regional:

Canadian cities adapt to extreme heat

US cities ranked on basis of heat island effect on tempertures

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