MAY 18, 2021
Ashish Sharma discussed mitigating the urban heat island effect Monday.
Researchers and city officials told aldermen on Monday that combatting the phenomenon of urban heat islands in Chicago will require a “mix of solutions” as the city’s tree canopy shrinks and temperatures rise.
The more than two-hour meeting of the City Council Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy on Monday included a subject matter hearing on the effects of heat islands and potential remedies to the issue.
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