Heat Islands Offer No Escape from Extreme Weather

Heat Islands Offer No Escape from Extreme Weather

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer As Boston gets warmer due to climate change, city officials worry that “heat islands” — areas with little green space — will continue to make summers more difficult for the city’s low-income and minority neighborhoods. While cities tend to be warmer than suburban areas, city heat doesn’t reach the […]

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