India: Cities taking longer to shed heat despite surrounding greenery: Study

At nights, cities are often hotter than the suburbs or the countryside. They become ‘islands’ of higher temperature within a larger rural landscape, in a phenomenon called the urban heat island effect.  A recent study spanning 44 Indian cities with a population of more than a million observes that urban built-up areas are taking longer […]

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