Introduction

Human beings can remain healthy and active only with­in cer­tain bound­ed tem­per­a­ture ranges. Though indi­vid­u­als and cul­tures have his­tor­i­cal­ly been able to adapt to Earth’s […]

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Urban Heat and Urban Landscapes

Local heat island phe­nom­e­na, not always direct­ly cor­re­lat­ed with glob­al war­m­ing-relat­ed events, are com­mon end­points for a host of inter­lock­ing process­es. Impor­tant vari­ables for assess­ing these local process­es include […]

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Urban Heat and Health

Physi­cians and phys­i­ol­o­gists under­stand the human body’s respons­es to extreme heat bet­ter than archi­tects or oth­er pro­fes­sion­als do. As heat waves increase in inten­si­ty and fre­quen­cy, how­ev­er, gain­ing […]

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