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Read on for an update on Vancouver's environmental and climate actions Learn how you can participate in a study mapping summer heat in public spaces Get health and safety tips for using community gardens during COVID-19 Sign up for green events and local opportunities Last week, Council ...

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IN THIS ISSUE

IN THIS ISSUE

Read on for an update on Vancouver's environmental and climate actions Learn how you can participate in a study mapping summer heat in public spaces Get health and safety tips for using ...

Killer heat: US cities' plans for coming heatwaves fail to protect vulnerable

Killer heat: US cities' plans for coming heatwaves fail to protect vulnerable

Exclusive: With heatwaves predicted to worsen dramatically over the next 30 years, many big US cities are failing to fully plan to protect those most vulnerable to extreme heat

Cooling Season

Cooling Season

New York City is on a quest to protect its people — and the planet — from a danger that kills more people in the U.S. than any other natural disaster: heat.

Can We Survive Extreme Heat?

Can We Survive Extreme Heat?

Humans have never lived on a planet this hot, and we’re totally unprepared for what’s to come

Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

Climate risk and response: Physical hazards and socioeconomic impacts

The climate is changing. Here's what climate risk means for socioeconomic systems across the world in the next three decades.

Developing a Methodology for Measuring Changes in Albedo to Reduce Urban Heat Island Effect

Developing a Methodology for Measuring Changes in Albedo to Reduce Urban Heat Island Effect

The CCPR Plan is developing strategies to reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect, mainly by replacing impervious surfaces with vegetated surfaces, restoring and expanding urban forest canopy, ...

Five ways the US heatproofs 50C cities

Five ways the US heatproofs 50C cities

Much of the US is baking this weekend. But several cities are doing innovative things to combat rising temperatures.

'Have-nots' struggle to stay cool as planet's mercury rises

'Have-nots' struggle to stay cool as planet's mercury rises

The best way to to protect poorer people from extreme heat is to boost incomes and access to services, experts say

How Are Buildings and Infrastructure Changing in Response to Climate Change?

How Are Buildings and Infrastructure Changing in Response to Climate Change?

Engineering.com looks at the various ways that the architecture, engineering and construction industry is addressing climate change.

'Urban Island Effect' Compounds Phoenix's Sweltering Heat

'Urban Island Effect' Compounds Phoenix's Sweltering Heat

When temperatures soar as they have this week in downtown Phoenix, homeless people ride the air-conditioned light rail to avoid a heat so brutal it killed 155 people in the city and ...

City Centers Are Sweltering. Trees Could Bring Back Some of Their Cool.

City Centers Are Sweltering. Trees Could Bring Back Some of Their Cool.

Louisville has one of the fastest-growing urban heat islands in the country. Planting more trees and nurturing them could help, but old habits die hard.

The case for ... making low-tech ‘dumb’ cities instead of ‘smart’ ones

The case for ... making low-tech ‘dumb’ cities instead of ‘smart’ ones

High-tech smart cities promise efficiency by monitoring everything from bins to bridges. But what if we ditched the data and embraced ancient technology instead?

Heatwave Guide for Cities

Heatwave Guide for Cities

The report also compares direct impacts of heatwaves, including dehydration and road melting, to indirect impacts, including surges in electricity demand and emergency room admissions. City ...

New York’s hottest neighborhoods are taking on climate change’s deadliest threat

New York’s hottest neighborhoods are taking on climate change’s deadliest threat

Extreme heat kills more than a hundred New Yorkers yearly. Here's how the city's tackling the problem in a warming

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Case Study Type: ICA Pillar: Primary Sector: Primary Impact: Program Impact Adaptation Health Before the Cool Neighborhoods program, several heat adaptation and mitigation initiatives ...