Saturday, December 1, 2018

Studying Ways to Reduce Arizona’s Searing ‘Heat Island’

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Studying Ways to Reduce Arizona’s Searing ‘Heat Island’ PHOENIX, Ariz. – Government leaders and climate scientists are looking for ways to mitigate temperatures in the Phoenix area's so-called "heat island." Public health officials say more than 150 deaths were attributed to the intense heat this summer, a number that has risen steadily for the past decade. Maricopa County officials have teamed up with Arizona State University's School of Sustainable Engineering to develop ways to cut the heat and improve air quality. ...(Read More)