CITIES: Rising temperatures are deadly, but urban cooling fixes can counter threats Umair Irfan, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Dense metropolises of concrete, glass and asphalt are poised to warm faster than their surroundings as the planet heats up. Please subscribe to ClimateWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.