Chicago fights extreme urban heat with greener ideas

As a segment in PBS's Coping with Climate Change series, Hari Sreenivasan reports on the actions the city of Chicago is taking to mitigate climate change in an urban landscape.

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There is another CLEAN resource on this story, [link /resources/44670.html 'Green Roofs of Chicago'], that includes this video, an infographic, and more background reading on the topic of urban heat island effect.

A good video to connect global warming to urban heat island phenomena and the serious health implications for urban inhabitants.