Heat Islands Within Philadelphia

In the last 10 years, there have been 104 heat-related deaths in Philadelphia, according to the Department of Public Health, the most recent one occurring this month. But according to James Garrow, a spokesman for the Health Department, “deaths that are considered heat-related are the product of … investigation and pathologist examination and are not simply yes-or-no heat-related definition,” so that definition varies.

https://whyy.org/articles/exploring-ways-to-cool-down-neighborhoods-vulnerable-to-the-heat/

By Catalina Jaramillo