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RP2005: News Article: Melbourne city centre a death trap as heat-island effect takes its toll

2014 Interview and article ‘Heat-Island City a Killer’, Melbourne (17 Jan. 2014) by Jason Dowling, p. 4 The Age

SNIPPET: "An urban heat island is lifting city-centre temperatures, with Melbourne leading the nation for heat-related deaths, according to a national report.  And Melbourne City Council has found temperature variations of up to 4 degrees between the city centre and suburbs because of the heat-island effect..."

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RP2005: Urban Micro Climates