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Urban Heat Islands

Posted by delta on July 29th, 2023

I’m not going to write anything – just turn off the TV – read… Think… Read… Think… Repeat… Notice how long it’s been a thing and don’t forget to breath every once in a while… Take notes as you read – you’ll find that it’s all connected…

What Is an Urban Heat Island?
What Is An Urban Heat Island And How Does It Affect The Weather?
Causes, Effects and Solutions To Urban Heat Island
2014/11/01 – EPA, Heat Island
2017 – Reducing Urban Heat Islands, Ch 1 – Urban Heat Island Basics
2017 – Reducing Urban Heat Islands, Ch 2 – Trees and Vegetation
2017 – Reducing Urban Heat Islands, Ch 3 – Green Roofs
2017 – Reducing Urban Heat Islands, Ch 4 – Cool Roof
2017 – Reducing Urban Heat Islands, Ch 5 – Cool Pavements
2017 – Reducing Urban Heat Islands, Ch 6 – Heat Island Reduction Activities
2021/04/16 – Urban Heat Islands
2021/06/18 – The Dark Side of Solar Power
2021/06/19 – Drought-stricken communities push back against data centers
2021/07/03 – Recent heat waves show the US power grid is not ready for climate change
2021/12/01 – Q&A: Can ‘nature-based solutions’ help address climate change?
2021/12/10 – More companies are moving to areas less prone to climate extremes
2021/12/22 – A visual guide to 2021’s heat domes, hurricanes, and wildfires
2022/01/04 – Corporations are consolidating water and land rights in the West
2020/03/17 – How Much Energy Do Data Centers Really Use?
2022/06/02 – Are Electric Cars Really Better for the Environment?
2022/07/13 – Electric Cars Aren’t Guilt-Free Yet
2022/07/22 – Biden’s Manufactured Climate Emergency
2022/08/07 – What’s the environmental impact of EV battery manufacturing and recycling?
2022/08/07 – Who will pay for all the electric car chargers?
2022/08/08 – It’s possible no electric vehicles will qualify for the new tax credit
2022/08/15 – Uh, we don’t even have enough resources to replace the batteries we’re running now…
2022/08/24 – 5 Things You Should Know About EV Batteries
2022/08/24 – New Study Reveals How Crucial Urban Farming Is To Food Security
2022/09/03 – This city has around 20 days of fresh water left
2022/09/13 – Making Batteries for All These EVs Will Require Over 300 New Mines
2022/09/22 – Climate Change and Heat Islands
2022/09/22 – Heat Island Impacts
2022/09/22 – Learn About Heat Islands
2022/09/29 – Measuring Heat Islands
2022/10/06 – Leveraging Lithium, The Future of the Electric Vehicle Market
2022/10/09 – We’ve been greenwashed out of our senses. It’s time to stand our ground
2022/11/11 – Electrical vehicles aren’t as eco-friendly as you think
2022/11/16 – To help fight the climate crisis, we should plant more trees
2022/11/19 – The road to low-carbon concrete
2022/11/25 – Humans v nature, our long and destructive journey to the age of extinction
2022/12/06 – Will widespread adoption of EVs crash the power grid?
2022/12/13 – Midwest Soil Is Eroding Faster Than Ever. Modern Farming Could Be to Blame
2022/12/15 – Don’t let Natives end up paying the cost of Biden’s EV goals
2023/01/30 – California’s plan to power EVs has one glaring shortcoming
2023/01/24 – US transition to electric cars threatens environmental havoc
2023/02/14 – Just how good were Exxon’s climate projections?
2023/03/11 – U.S. Senate panel probes how crypto mining increases energy consumption
2023/03/14 – Urban Heat Island 101
2023/03/07 – Pastor draws praise after finding an unexpected solution to his town’s clean water crisis
2023/03/16 – This neighborhood used revolutionary ‘heat-reflective’ paint to cool its temperatures by over 10 degrees
2023/04/12 – Most Americans say climate change is real, they just won’t even pay $1 per month to tackle it
2023/04/13 – Biden electric vehicle quotas would take away Americans’ freedom of choice and enrich China
2023/04/13 – Why Electric Car Batteries Are a Problem In More Ways Than One
2023/04/14 – Why cities are so hot
2023/04/18 – Urban heat island effect ‘the silent killer’ has major impact on Las Vegas
2023/04/19 – Why parts of America are ‘certainly in a water crisis’
2023/04/20 – Heat Island or Oasis
2023/04/21 – How Racist Housing Policies Created Urban Heat Islands
2023/04/30 – Humidity increases urban heat stress
2023/05/14 – We can’t solve the climate crisis by causing extinction
2023/05/16 – Houston is one of the worst cities for urban heat islands
2023/05/26 – A detailed map of Urban Heat Islands
2023/06/02 – What Is Global Warming?
2023/06/03 – I love electric vehicles – and was an early adopter. But increasingly I feel duped
2023/06/03 – It Will Cost Up to $21.5 Billion to Clean Up California’s Oil Sites. The Industry Won’t Make Enough Money to Pay for It.
2023/06/03 – Solar panels – an eco-disaster waiting to happen?
2023/06/08 – GAF applies solar-reflective coating to mitigate Los Angeles heat islands
2023/06/09 – Can aging grid handle new green power?
2023/06/12 – The planet has 8 measures of stability—and we’re pushing past most of them
2023/06/14 – The 15-minute city: Urban planning epiphany or ‘climate change lockdown’ conspiracy?
2023/07/12 – Dallas in need of urban heat island mapping volunteers
2023/07/16 – Dirty secret of electric vehicles: TIRES produce 20% more pollution than gas equivalents
2023/07/19 – Extreme urban heat? These innovations help us out
2023/07/21 – California wants nation to start pondering climate lockdowns
2023/07/26 – More than 40 million people in the U.S. live in urban heat islands, climate group finds
2023/07/26 – More than 40M Americans living in cities experience ‘heat islands’
2023/07/26 – World’s scientists warn of massive impacts to billions if we pass critical threshold: ‘A serious toll on people’s lives’
2023/07/27 – 41 Million Americans Are Simmering on Urban Heat Islands
2023/07/27 – How urban heat islands make the impacts of excessive heat worse
2023/07/28 – Chief heat officers want to help cities adapt to scorching heatwaves
2023/07/28 – From heat czars to tree planting, relief for urban heat islands
2023/07/28 – Kansas City’s heat islands make these dangerous temperatures even worse for some residents

It is ALL connected…

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