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Rivers may aid climate control in cities

Planners could make greater use of urban waterways to regulate environmental temperature in our cities, according to research presented recently. Speaking at the Urban River Corridors and Sustainable Living Agendas (URSULA) Conference, in Sheffield, Dr Abigail Hathway, of the University of Sheffield, will demonstrate how rivers can cool their local environment. Urban areas suffer increased […] … learn more→