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The Heat Island Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory works to cool buildings, cities, and the planet by making roofs, pavements, and cars cooler in the sun.

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Jessica Granderson to Lead Berkeley Lab's Building Technology and Urban Systems Division

Apr-22-24
Jessica Granderson, a senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), has been named director ... Read more

How Scientists Are Helping Cities Adapt to Extreme Heat

Aug-23-23
Since early July, the Earth has sweltered under record-breaking heat. In the United States, from California and the Dese... Read more

Helping Cities Cope with Heat

Aug-24-22
By the middle of this century, temperatures in some California cities are expected to be in the triple digits for a thir... Read more