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Heat Waves Make Cities Swelter Synergistically

August 4th, 2013

Episode 121 of 579 episodes

Heat waves in cities interact synergistically with the urban heat island effect to raise temperatures more than would be expected from a simple summation calculation. Christopher Intagliata reports