Science news articles about 'summer in the city'

  • ESA helps make summer in the city more bearable

    ... . Heat waves strike with relative frequency in the summer months across southern Europe but the Greek ... a similar exercise successfully executed last summer in the city of Madrid, Spain, called the DESIREX ...
  • Summer is here and the mercury is rising… literally

    Hot town, summer in the city. When it comes to air-quality advisories, city residents are no strangers, especially during the dog days of summer. But smog ... `s muse, mercury. One Ryerson University researcher has found that summer is the peak season for this atmospheric toxin, and that higher ...
  • Hot town, summer in the city

    ... bursts of hot weather that can strike during the summer months. Researchers writing in BioMed Central ... Because the impact of heat waves differs between cities, public health interventions need to be ...
  • Hot town, summer in the city: Heat wave impact differs between countries

    ... hot weather that can strike during the summer months. Researchers have created a definition that they ... to document, for the first time, how heat wave mortality impact differs between European cities ...
  • Summer in the city — or beyond

    ... as a designer and a performer. When Carey learned about a paid summer fellowship at London’s Gate Theatre, she ... — was more than I could have asked for when I was making my summer plans.” For Carey and many of her classmates, learning ...
  • Green: Free Rain Barrels for New Yorkers

    With summer approaching, the city is distributing 1,000 55-gallon barrels to homeowners to help conserve water and reduce pressure on the sewer system.
  • Climate change: summer in the city | Editorial

    ... human numbers grow, so do the cities, and so does the pressure for economic growthChris ... in Boston calculated that even with only a 2C rise, summer temperatures now regarded as "extreme" will become ...
  • Japan still divided over nuclear power after Fukushima

    ... to restart two nuclear plants to avert summer power shortages, but public skepticism of nuclear ... .The prospect of power shortages in Japan this summer, of stifling city apartments and manufacturing slowdowns, has divided ...
  • Summer in the cities

    ... in the Phillips Brooks House Association’s (PBHA) summer camps pulled it off without a hitch ... day camps in Cambridge and Boston neighborhoods this summer, were the brains and brawn behind a midsummer celebration ...
  • Climate Change Will Increase Heat-Related Deaths In NYC, Study Says

    ... Aurelien Guichard via Wikimedia Commons Summer in the city could get a whole lot more miserable ... , according to a new report. Warming weather could make summer in the city deadly in the next few decades ...
  • What's The Environmental Cost Of The 2014 Winter Olympics?

    ... that their environmental toll is halfway to forgotten. When world athletes gathered for the 2012 Summer Games, host city London won praise ...
  • Summer Swelter: Carson City Leads Nation in Warming Trend

    The average temperature in Nevada's capital city has risen 4.1 degrees since 1984.

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