Past work by Heat Island Group Postdoctoral Fellow George Ban-Weiss, describing how Central Park and other urban green spaces contribute to global cooling, has been featured on various platforms in recent weeks.
Roger Pielke, Sr. wrote this post reviewing Ban-Weiss et al. (2011) on his Climate Science blog on 9/16/2011.
The Daily Californian discussed the study in this article on 9/20/2011.
Grist featured the group's findings here on 9/30/2011.
Read the full text of the paper here.