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November 14, 2012

Climate Change and the City

3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. End Time
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Classroom Building A209

The "Urban Heat Island” elevates temperature above that of  the surrounding countryside. In a world of rising temperatures, what are the implications for our cities?  Stephen Vermette, a professor in the Geography and Planning Department, will explore the interdependence of urban infrastructure, how it contributes to heating, and what steps may be taken locally to mitigate the warming.

Open to: everyone

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