The Unforeseen Issue With Skyscraper Canyons - Cheddar Explores
The Unforeseen Issue With Skyscraper Canyons

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Have you ever walked down a city street in the winter and almost been blown off your feet by freezing wind? Well, it's the result of man-made street canyons. Towering buildings lining city avenues cause conditions like elevated temperatures, wind vortexes - and conditions that are a lot worse for our health. Cheddar explores why street canyons aren't just an annoyance. SOURCES: 1: New York Times Archives: 2: American Thoracic Society: 3: MIT: onwind.html 4: Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology: 5: MIT: 6: Environmental Health Perspectives: Subscribe to Cheddar on YouTube: Connect with Cheddar! On Facebook: On Twitter: On Instagram: On