Heat Waves

Heat Waves
Since Ahmedabad developed a pioneering Heat Action Plan in 2013, another 17 cities have followed. The efforts are starting to make an impact.
Patralekha Chatterjee July 13, 2017

New research shows a correlation between increasing intensity of the urban ‘heat-island effect’ and suicides among seniors 65 and older, the Taipei Times reports.

August 25, 2016

Urbanization is fueling soaring temperatures in parts of India that are prompting more villagers to relocate to cities, the Independent and news. com.au report.

June 2, 2016

The ‘heat dome’ effect could threaten human survival in parts of the Persian Gulf region, Green Prophet reports. 

November 9, 2015

A lethal 2010 heat wave spurred the city to adopt an early warning strategy that is now a model for other municipalities, the NRDC says.

October 28, 2015

A new report authored by climate scientists warns that New York City must act now to stave off devastating impacts from climate change, Climate Wire reports. 

February 26, 2015
The Australian city is using trees and water to fight the urban heat island effect.
Neil McMahon January 30, 2015
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