Unformatted text preview: results 7) The rapid growth of cities like Chicago in the late 19 th century and shanghai in the late 20 th century can be attributed largely to people from rural comes munities 8) Urbanization a) The urban heat island i) Growing concern. Urban sprawl creates a number of negative environmental and public health outcomes ii) For more than 100 years, it has been known that two adjacent cities are generally warmer than the surrounding areas. iii) Air quality is worse iv) Less vegetation, and exposed soil exists, the majority of the sun’s energy is absorbed by urban structures and asphalt...
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- Spring '08
- Global Warming, late 19th century, late 20th century, public health outcomes, urban growth results