Why some city neighborhoods are hotter than others

From Verge Science.

Satellite data shows that cities have hotter average surface temperatures than surrounding areas. Pollution, asphalt, and lack of green spaces all contribute to what scientists call the "urban heat island effect." This extreme heat can have deadly consequences. The Verge science team hit New York’s streets with a thermal camera to learn just how hot cities can get, and why.

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