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Do you want to learn more about Urban Heat Islands, and what we can do to help mitigate their effects in Atlanta? 

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Featured Events

It's Getting Hot in Here: Urban Heat Islands in Atlanta

Join the UrbanHeatATL team for this free, online panel discussion through the Atlanta Science Festival. Learn the science behind urban heat islands and their relationship to climate change & environmental justice. Discuss solutions with experts who are advancing climate justice through a lens of racial justice and equity. Discover how community scientists are mapping temperature extremes in Atlanta with high-tech sensors, and learn how to get involved!