Regionalist Principles to Reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect

@article{Icaza2017RegionalistPT,
  title={Regionalist Principles to Reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect},
  author={L. E. Icaza and F. V. D. Hoeven},
  journal={Sustainability},
  year={2017},
  volume={9},
  pages={677}
}
Scientists, climatologists, and urban planners have started to recognize the importance of nature at two very different scales: the global (metabolic) and the local (liveability) scales. The regional scale is the one at which these macro and micro approaches overlap. Future predictions foresee an increase of more than 2450 million urban inhabitants by 2050, thus new balanced urban visions need to be developed in order to guarantee the sustainability of urban areas. The Urban Heat Island (UHI… Expand

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