Panel may seek stronger stance on tree canopy: Assoc. Prof. Brian Stone on Louisville, KY's urban heat island

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Brian Stone Jr., has found that Louisville’s urban heat island, the difference between city temperatures and surrounding rural areas, may be growing at one of the fastest rates in the country. “Dr. Stone’s message was that Louisville, more than most other cities in the country, needs to start now to address the serious threat of urban heat islands by increasing our inadequate tree canopy,” Schneider told the commission.

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School of City & Regional Planning

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Brian Stone, louisville, tree canopy, urban heat island
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  • Created By: Mike Alberghini
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  • Created On: Jul 16, 2012 - 6:57am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:25pm