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Surface temperatures in the city can rival the desert. White or "green" rooftops can change that.


Images by Robert Simmon, using data ©2010 DigitalGlobe (image) and from the Columbia University Center for Climate Systems Research (graph). Caption by Mike Carlowicz, with reporting from Patrick Lynch, NASA Earth Science News Team.
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Published April 20, 2012
Data acquired September 15, 2010

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