By 2100, Arid Cities Will Suffer from More Severe Heat Waves than Temperate Cities (image) Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Share Print E-Mail Caption By 2100, arid cities like Phoenix will become hotbeds for heatwaves compared to their rural surroundings, while cities on the eastern seaboard will be less severely affected by heatwaves compared to theirs. The findings highlight the importance of heat-mitigation strategies and infrastructures such as green roofs. Credit Egan Jimenez, Woodrow Wilson School Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.