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Heat From North American Cities Causing Warmer Winters, Study Finds

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Researchers say extra heat generated by huge cities explains additional warming not explained by existing climate models

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Süheyla C (234)
Monday January 28, 2013, 3:15 am
Thank you Agnes

Alice C (1797)
Monday January 28, 2013, 3:56 am
All cities have the same effect all over the planet. Cities trap heat because of all the concrete.
More trees and plants are needed in cities to provide shade. Thank you for this post Agnes.

Madeleine watt (243)
Monday January 28, 2013, 3:06 pm
We should be able to sue cities for pollution, acid rain and temperature change.

Scott haakon (4)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:27 pm
And we are not going back to live in the jungle. So deal with it!

Kit B (276)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:31 pm

Climatic changes are global, and cities have been warmer than rural areas because they do trap the heat.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 28, 2013, 4:33 pm

Billie C (2)
Monday January 28, 2013, 8:28 pm
i always knew there was a good reason i hate cities. now whatcha city folks gonna do about it? blame it on the farmers some more?

reft h (66)
Monday January 28, 2013, 11:18 pm
I remember the seniors in my town talked about this back in the 1970's. Of course nobody listened to them back then, what do seniors know anyway? Now it seems to be true, but it is probably too late to do anything about it.

greenplanet e (155)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 5:52 pm
Perhaps things like "green roofs", planting more trees, solar panels, fewer cars etc would help.
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