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Simmering inequity: a city’s worst heat hits low-income residents

View of the Villa 31 shantytown with the upscale Recoleta neighborhood in the background in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The low-income neighborhood Villa 31 (foreground) in Buenos Aires. The city's less prosperous neighborhoods are more exposed to urban heat than wealthy districts. Credit: Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty

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Nature 574, 298 (2019)




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