“Heat Waves” Best Match
When Climate Change Creates Climate Change
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the number of extreme heat waves across the globe: Around 30 percent of the world’s population today is exposed to so-called “lethal heat” conditions for at least 20 days a...
Adapting Cities in the Climate Change Era
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...incoming tidal waves when they are fully grown. This approach protects both communities and environments from dramatic effects. Weather Phenomenon: Heat waves Heat waves are a huge problem for cities....
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
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...the road, cleaner air and less noise. Urban development around transit has happened in three waves: First, without any planning at all, in the hope that TOD would happen on...
Project Drawdown and Passive Houses
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...sun, internal heat sources and heat recovery, rendering conventional heating systems unnecessary throughout even the coldest of winters. During warmer months, Passive Houses make use of passive cooling techniques such...
Building Living Shorelines
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...nutrient pollution remediation, essential fish habitat provision, and buffering of shoreline from waves and storms. Living shorelines are known to store carbon (known as carbon sequestration), which keeps carbon out...
Read my thoughts?
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...‘soft fascination’, e.g. looking at clouds and waves, support emotional recovery from stress. Which is exactly what the results of the research showed. Here is evidence that we should be...
The Many Benefits of Healthy Campus Design
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...but it can also reduce stress levels, modify air pollution levels, and reduce the urban heat island effect. In addition, many of these features also support achieving sustainability targets. There...
The Future of Community Grocery Stores
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...for healthy, local, artisan goods, it’s also a sustainable use of space that acts as a green roof to combat the heat-island effect and naturally cool the building. What other...
Green & Clean: Parks as Water Infrastructure
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Urban parks serve as important spaces for recreation and relaxation, while also reducing heat islands, serving as habitat and improving wellness. But they can also do more. As we’ve written...