RESULTS FOR: "Scientific Literature" (229):

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

Effect of Cool Roofs on Commercial Buildings Energy Use in Cold Climates

The Joint Influence of Albedo and Insulation on Roof Performance: An Observational Study

Changes in observed climate extremes in global urban areas

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

Strong contributions of local background climate to urban heat islands

Avoided Heat-Related Mortality through Climate Adaptation Strategies in Three US Cities

U.S. National Climate Assessment (2014)

IPCC Climate Change Report 2014 – Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

The effectiveness of retrofitted green and cool roofs at reducing overheating in a naturally ventilated office in London: Direct and indirect effects in current and future climates

IPCC Climate Change Report 2013 – The Physical Science Basis

Mid-Century Warming in the Los Angeles Region

Georgetown University Urban Heat Island Toolkit

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

The Case for Cool Roofs

Global cooling updates: Reflective roofs and pavements

The long-term effect of increasing the albedo of urban areas

Remotely sensing the cooling effects of city scale efforts to reduce urban heat island

Climatic effects of surface albedo geoengineering

Weather effect on thermal and energy performance of an extensive tropical green roof

Lawrence Berkeley National Labs (LBNL) response to Jacobsen and Ten Hoeve (2011)

The Effects of Roof Membrane Color on Moisture Accumulation in Low-Slope Commercial Roof Systems

Effects of Urban Surfaces and White Roofs on Global and Regional Climate

Positive effects of vegetation: Urban heat island and green roofs

The Impact of Heat Islands on Mortality in Paris during the August 2003 Heat Wave

Porous Asphalt Pavement Temperature Effects on Overall Urban Heat Island

Regional climate consequences of large-scale cool roof and photovoltaic array deployment

Measuring solar reflectance—Part II: Review of practical methods

Potential Drivers of Urban Heat Islands in the Northeast USA

Urban Form and Extreme Heat Events: Are Sprawling Cities More Vulnerable to Climate Change than Compact Cities?

Urban Climatic Map Studies: A Review

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

Measuring solar reflectance—Part I: Defining a metric that accurately predicts solar heat gain

Climate Change in Cities Due to Global Warming and Urban Effects

Effects of white roofs on urban temperature in a global climate model

An integrated empirical and modeling methodology for analyzing solar reflective roof technologies on commercial buildings

Effects of Green Buildings on Employee Health and Productivity

Mapping Community Determinants of Heat Vulnerability

Remote sensing of the urban heat island effect across biomes in the continental USA

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

The Mitigation of UHI Intensity by the Improvement of Land Use Plan in the Urban Central Area – Application to Osaka City, Japan

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

A New Urban Planning Approach for Heat Island Study at the Community Scale

A Study on the Effectiveness of Heat Mitigating Pavement Coatings in Singapore

Estimating Reduced Heat-Attributable Mortality for an Urban Revegetation Project

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

Solar access of residential rooftops in four California cities

Accelerated Loading Tests on the Durability of Cool Pavement at PWRI

Assessment of Urban Heat Island Intensities Over Delhi

The radiative forcing potential of different climate geoengineering options

Health Impacts of Heat: Present Realities and Potential Impacts of a Climate Change

Causes of Urban Heat Island in Singapore

Effects of anthropogenic heat release upon the urban climate in a Japanese megacity

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

Trends in heat-related mortality in the United States, 1975–2004

Climate Change and Extreme Heat Events

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

Equivalent CO2 avoided by reflective roofs and pavements in California

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

Weathering of roofing materials – An overview

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

Global Change and the Ecology of Cities

A review on the generation, determination and mitigation of Urban Heat Island

Evaluation of In Situ Temparatures, Water Infiltration and Regional Feasibility of Pervious Concrete Pavements

Cool Roofs and Thermal Insulation: Energy Savings and Peak Demand Reduction

Energy Savings for Stucco Walls Coated with Cool Colors

Global Cooling: Effect of Urban Albedo on Global Temperature

Surface Heat Budget on Green Roof and High Reflection Roof for Mitigation of Urban Heat Island

A comparative study of the thermal and radiative impacts of photovoltaic canopies on pavement surface temperatures

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

On the Parameterization of Surface Roughness at Regional Scales

Urbanization and global environmental change: local effects of urban warming

A Study of the Thermal Performance of Reflective Coatings for the Urban Environment

The impact of land use and land cover changes on land surface temperature in a karst area of China

Cool colored coatings for passive cooling of cities

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

Effect on CO2 Emissions of Building Urban Area by Introducing Solar Reflective Paint

Potentials of urban heat island mitigation

Epidemiologic Study of Mortality During the Summer 2003 Heat Wave in Italy

Mitigation of the heat island effect in urban New Jersey

The Global Burden of Disease Due to Outdoor Air Pollution

Saving Energy by Cleaning Reflective Thermoplastic Low-Slope Roofs

Design of a porous type residential building model with low environment load in hot and humid Asia

Applying district cooling technology in Hong Kong

Energy Modelling of district cooling system for new urban development

Potential energy savings in buildings by an urban tree planting program in California

Long Term Reflective Performance of Roof Membranes

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

Passive Cooling of Outdoor Urban Spaces: The Role of Materials

Characteristics of the urban heat island in the city of Salamanca, Spain

Effects of Vegetation on Urban Climate and Buildings


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

Mitigating the Urban Heat Island with Green Roof Infrastructure

Aging of reflective roofs: soot deposition

Investigating the Surface Energy Balance in Urban Areas – Recent Advances and Future Needs

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

Measured Energy Savings and Demand Reduction from a Reflective Roof Membrane on a Large Retail Store in Austin

Global temperature change and its uncertainties since 1861

Indirect carbon reduction by residential vegetation and planting strategies in Chicago, USA

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

Impact of anthropogenic heat on urban climate in Tokyo

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

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

Roof solar reflectance and cooling energy use: field research results from Florida

Practical issues for using solar-reflective materials to mitigate urban heat islands