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The climate in urban areas differs from that in neighboring rural areas, as a result of urban ... Temperatures are higher in cities than the surrounding rural areas— this area is called the urban heat island. ... Building materials have a lower specific heat capacity (the amount of energy that will heat a kilogram of a material by 1 ...


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Sep 25, 2015 ... If you watch the evening news, you may have noticed that cities are often warmer than the surrounding rural or suburban landscapes. For the ...


Jul 20, 2016 ... Why are temperatures always so much warmer in cities than in rural areas, especially at night? We have the answer.


Sep 8, 2011 ... The city has its own problems, such as higher rates of ... and have fewer premature deaths than either their urban or rural ... The rankings are intended to motivate communities to become healthier places for people to live, ...


Jul 23, 2013 ... A generation of movies have made us think that the American city is an inherently dangerous place. But a new study shows that you're more ...


Aug 20, 2014 ... “Every year, cities are seeing more extremely hot days than rural ... and they have fewer trees and vegetation, which help keep rural areas cool.



Jul 24, 2013 ... There are more car deaths per person in rural areas than cities, ... people have moved to the country to escape the dangers of big city life.