Susie Cagle, writing for Grist:
A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives digs deep under the sidewalks and streets that are soaking up all this new heat in our cities — and finds that not all neighborhoods and racial groups are faring equally. According to the research, blacks, Asians, and Latinos are all significantly more likely to live in high-risk heat-island conditions than white people.
It’s all about trees (or lack thereof).
(Thanks to PSM Reader Paul Beard.)