Authors Articles by Dylan Radcliffe

Articles by Dylan Radcliffe

Dylan Radcliffe
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Dylan Radcliffe is an environmental advocate and steward living in the beautiful city of Peterborough. He is currently the chair of the Peterborough Environmental Advisory Committee and has been a long-time volunteer and employee for several environmental organizations across Canada.
The urban heat island effect is most pronounced in densely developed areas that lack tree cover, exposing hard surfaces such as concrete and asphalt to the sun. These areas tends to be populated by people who have lower incomes. In Peterborough, neighbourhoods like Townsend Street or the Tallwood Towers neighbourhood (pictured) experience much higher average temperature deviation from the average across the city. (Photo: Dylan Radcliffe)

How can Peterborough beat the heat?

Environmentalist Dylan Radcliffe suggests planning strategies to mitigate the urban 'heat island' effect.

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