Heat vulnerability of urban populations is becoming a major issue of concern with climate change, particularly in the cities of the Southwest United States. In this article we discuss the importance of understanding coupled social and technical systems, how they constitute one another, and how they form the conditions and circumstances in which people experience heat.
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Pincetl, S., Chester, M., & Eisenman, D. (2016). Urban Heat Stress Vulnerability in the U.S. Southwest: The Role of Sociotechnical Systems. Sustainability, 8(9), 842. doi:10.3390/su8090842