RESULTS FOR: "Air Quality" (160):

The Climate Effects of Increasing the Albedo of Roofs in a Cold Region

Resilience to extreme weather

The role of one large greenspace in mitigating London’s nocturnal urban heat island

A systems approach to evaluating the air quality co-benefits of US carbon policies

Video: Energy 101 – Cool Roofs

Strong contributions of local background climate to urban heat islands

U.S. National Climate Assessment (2014)

The effectiveness of cool and green roofs as urban heat island mitigation strategies

Synergistic Interactions between Urban Heat Islands and Heat Waves: The Impact in Cities Is Larger than the Sum of Its Parts

EPA Urban Heat Island Webcast

Georgetown University Urban Heat Island Toolkit

A comprehensive study of the impact of green roofs on building energy performance

Clean Air World

Climatic effects of surface albedo geoengineering

Positive effects of vegetation: Urban heat island and green roofs

Impacts of Urban Albedo Increase on Local Air Temperature at Daily–Annual Time Scales: Model Results and Synthesis of Previous Work

Japanese Experience of Technology and Policy for Urban Heat Island Mitigating

Development of empirical models for an estate level air temperature prediction in Singapore

Global Cooling: Policies to Cool the World and Offset Global Warming from CO2 Using Reflective Roofs and Pavements

Urban Ventilation for Counter Measures for Heat Islands towards Quality and Sustainable City Planning in Hong Kong

Policies towards Greening, Permeability and Building Separation for Better City Planning in Hong Kong

Assessment of urban heat island and possible adaptations in Enugu urban using Landsat – ETM

Climate Change and Extreme Heat Events

On the Use of Cool Materials as a Heat Island Mitigation Strategy

Microclimatic modeling of the urban thermal environment of Singapore to mitigate urban heat island

Air quality influences by urban heat island coupled with synoptic weather patterns

Global Change and the Ecology of Cities

Surface heat budget on green roof and high reflection roof for mitigation of urban heat island

IPCC Climate Change 2007 Report: Chapter 8 Human Health

A preliminary study on the local cool island intensity of Taipei city parks

Urban Sprawl and Air Quality in Large US Cities

A case study of urban heat islands in the Carolinas

Adapting Cities for climate change: the role of the green infrastructure

Mitigating New York City’s Heat Island with Urban Forestry, Living Roofs, and Light Surfaces

The Urban Heat Island, Photochemical Smog, and Chicago

Potentials of urban heat island mitigation

The Global Burden of Disease Due to Outdoor Air Pollution

Suspended particulate matter and its relations to the urban climate in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Investigation of thermal benefits of rooftop garden in the tropical environment


The Potential of Urban Heat Island Mitigation to Alleviate Heat Related Mortality: Methodological Overview and Preliminary Modeling Results for Philadelphia

Aging of reflective roofs: soot deposition

Air pollution prevention through urban heat island mitigation: an update on the urban heat island pilot project

Meteorological and air quality impacts of heat island mitigation measures in three US cities

Mitigation of urban heat island: Meteorology, energy, and air quality impacts

Mesoscale meteorological and air quality impacts of increased urban albedo and vegetation

Paving Materials for Heat Island Mitigation

The contribution of a planted roof to the thermal protection of buildings in Greece

Painting the Town White and Green

Modeling and Simulation of the Tokyo Urban Heat Island

Anthropogenic Heating of the Urban Environment due to Air Conditioning

Assessing Health Vulnerability to Climate Change: A Guide for Health Departments

Climate change effects on human health: projections of temperature-related mortality for the UK during the 2020s, 2050s and 2080s

Cool Surfaces and Shade Trees to Reduce Energy Use and Improve Air Quality in Urban Areas

Development of a numerical simulation system toward comprehensive assessments of urban warming countermeasures including their impacts upon the urban buildings’ energy demands

Global cooling: increasing world-wide urban albedos to offset CO2

Probabilistic spatial risk assessment of heat impacts and adaptations for London

Urban adaptation can roll back warming of emerging megapolitan regions