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I am sure that there are people who read this commentary who firmly believe that the earth’s climate is not changing, and believe that historical graphs of temperatures in places like Minneapolis are falsified. And there are those that believe that any change is purely natural and has nothing to do with humans. Others believe mankind is causing climate change, violent storms, flooding, etc. That said, does anyone disagree that poorer areas in the United States are hotter than affluent areas because they have more asphalt and fewer trees? Researchers of this phenomenon have made their data publicly available and created an interactive map . Poorer neighborhoods, usually of color, tend to have more asphalt, buildings, and highways, all of which absorb the incoming solar energy and then…(read more)

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Published On: July 16, 2021 / Categories: Mortgage News /