31 May '17, 12pm

Climate change could make cities 8C hotter by 2100, new studies show

Climate change could make cities 8C hotter by 2100, new studies show

As major cities prepare for the impacts of climate change, many of them likely haven’t been considering the urban heat island effect. The researchers said many impact estimates don’t include the effect. So they drew on average planetary warming projections combined with the effect, and used data from 1,692 of Earth’s biggest cities between 1950 and 2015, to determine the economic costs of climate change. They also built their research on worse case scenarios: if carbon emissions continue to rise instead of declining. The results aren’t pretty: cities hit the hardest could lose 10.9 percent of GDP by 2100.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/climate-change-could-make-cities-8c-...

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