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Urban heat island News

Monday December 10, 2018

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Smart Cities Vital to Beat the Elements
Green
Tuesday February 27 2018

Smart Cities Vital to Beat the Elements

We are over half way through summer in the southern hemisphere and whilst we have battled heat waves and bush fires, our neighbours in the north...

Collaborating for Cooler Cities
Green
Thursday November 23 2017

Collaborating for Cooler Cities

It's crucial that future urban developments have solid strategies to help cool cities, making use of ongoing research and statistics.

Green Motorways: Contradiction in Terms or Potential Reality?
Green
Tuesday May 30 2017

Green Motorways: Contradiction in Terms or Potential Reality?

A few years ago, I was stuck in hellish Sydney traffic, with the temperature soaring close to 40 degrees Celsius, and as I entered the tunnel...

3D Modelling Enhances Urban Heat Island Assessment
Technology
Wednesday June 22 2016

3D Modelling Enhances Urban Heat Island Assessment

Researchers from MIT and the UAE’s Masdar Institute are using new sensor technology to produce enhanced microclimate simulations for assessing strategies designed to mitigate urban heat...