This three-part series on heat islands in D.C. was supported with funds from the Pulitzer Center, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, and Spotlight DC. Cooling D.C. Requires Thinking About Who’s Most Vulnerable to Heat Summer Heat Can Lead to Adverse Health Reactions for Residents Across D.C. Temperatures in D.C.’s Heat Islands, Can Register Ten to Twenty Degrees Hotter Than in Leafy Neighborhoods Support critical local reporting like this with a sustaining membership One-time Donation amount $ Monthly Donation amount $ Annually Donation amount $ Your contribution is appreciated. Become a member!