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6 places with future-friendly heat solutions

Grist

Cool roofs lowering home temperatures in India: The city of Ahmedabad was the first in India to develop a heat action plan, following a devastating heat wave in 2010. The plan has been through several iterations over the past decade — and one of the latest initiatives is a focus on “cool roofs.”

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New Data Dashboard Helps Cities Build Urban Resilience in a Changing Climate

The City Fix

Climate change is impacting cities and their residents in many profound ways, from poor air quality to flooding to biodiversity loss and extreme heat. Now, with the help of a new tool, select cities can access localized, integrated data to.

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How to Build and Retrofit a Sustainable Home

Green Business Bureau

Not only does reclaimed lumber give that rustic, farmhouse look and possess some unique history within its grain, but it also helps preserve our carbon-sequestering forests and rejects monoculture tree farms that do not support biodiversity or ecological health. Greenfiber® , manufactured in the U.S., Additional Resources.

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As the Earth Gets Hotter, Can Our Cities Get Cooler?

The City Fix

This summer the Northern Hemisphere has been so hot with record temperatures — including at sea — that discussions have turned to the limits of human survival. Even in the Antarctic, sea ice is failing to re-form, a drastic departure.

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4 Climate Stories that Will Define 2024

The City Fix

Last year shattered global heat records. The world witnessed the effects of rising temperatures in the form of devastating wildfires, severe flooding, extreme heatwaves and more. Poor countries and communities who have contributed the least to causing the climate crisis.