Assoc. Professor Brian Stone: Aggressive strategy could cut urban heat island effect in half.

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Cities run hotter than the countryside. There are a number of reasons why: the predominance of concrete, exhaust from cars, the angry people yelling at each other. Georgia Tech's Brian Stone says an aggressive strategy could cut the urban heat island effect in half, shaving 5°F to 7°F off temperatures on a hot summer afternoon for a large city.

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College of Design, School of City & Regional Planning

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Brian Stone, school of city and regional planning
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