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A Closer Look (Heat Islands) #835301

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A closer look at how the heat is worse for people living in American cities introduced.

(New York: Ned Potter) The hot cities featured; NASA computer animation shown of Atlanta. [Center for American Progress Joseph ROMM†- says the black surfaces get hotter in the sun.] [NOAA National Weather Service Dennis FELTGEN†- explains why it is tough to get cool in metropolitan {heat islands} areas.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:02:00

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