Climate Change Is Slowly Turning Our Cities Into Saunas

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https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2021/01/climate-change-is-turning-our-cities-into-ovens/

WHICHEVER SIDE OF the subjective city-versus-rural debate you’re on, the objective laws of thermodynamics dictate that cities lose on at least one front: They tend to get insufferably hotter, more so than surrounding rural areas. That’s thanks to the urban heat-island effect, in which buildings and roads readily absorb the sun’s