Oakland February 26, 2021 3:14 am

Urban Heat Island Effect: What It Is and What We Can Do to Fix It

It used to be that people didn’t need an air conditioning unit if they lived in cities by the San Francisco Bay, such as Berkeley, Oakland or San Francisco. But thanks in part to something called the urban heat island effect, summertime in most Bay Area cities is getting more and more unbearable each year. Melissa Colorado reports.

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