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Copenhagen addresses global warming with climate-resilient architecture – Dezeen

Promotion: with Copenhagen due to host the UIA World Congress of Architects, the city aims to set an example for how architecture can help to reduce the impact of climate change. Voted the world’s most sustainable city by TimeOut in…

By David Wallace-Wells – The New York Times

You can never really see the future, only imagine it, then try to make sense of the new world when it arrives. Just a few years ago, climate projections for this century looked quite apocalyptic, with most scientists warning that…

The Fervent Debate Over the Best Way to Confront Global Warming – Undark Magazine

In the late 1950s, Ian Burton, then a geographer at the University of Chicago, learned about a troubling conundrum with levees. These expensive and engineering-intensive strategies — which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers favored for reining in floods along…

NEDA urges more focus on climate change, smart infra – Manila Bulletin

Outgoing Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua is confident the incoming Marcos government will put equal focus – if not more — on the impact of climate change on industries and sustainable development particularly in the use of smart…

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Pakistan’s tourism industry rocked by climate change – Al Jazeera English

Lahore, Pakistan –  Tour guide Adil Lahorei was told by his clients from Eastern Europe that it was time to head north immediately as temperatures hit 40 degrees Celsius in the capital city of Punjab state. In May, Pakistan witnessed its…

COVID and climate change shrunk our world and will shape our actions – The Arizona Republic

More than 2,000 years ago, somewhere near the Mediterranean Sea, a mathematician named Eratosthenes used a shadow cast at noon on the equinox to calculate the circumference of the Earth. The answer he got was 28,735 miles. In modern times, with the…

European Cities Are Turning Rooftops Into Community and Sustainability Hubs: ‘A revolution in urban planning’

Across Europe, intrepid artists, planners, and architects are transforming the flat, grey rooftops of the continent into lively community hubs. From public parks to art venues to rainwater catchments and solar farms, there’s hardly a bad idea about how to utilize thousands of football fields of under-utilized space. The European Creative Rooftop Network connects various […]

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Heat waves, floods and heavy rain: India battling climate change and it is getting worse, warn experts – The Financial Express

The spectre of climate change is here to stay and even worsen, say climate scientists as searing winds blow across swathes of north India, including New Delhi where temperatures have crossed 49 degrees Celsius, and flash floods ravage parts of…

From electric vehicles to ride sharing: How global warming could slow from changes in transportation – Milwaukee Independent

By Alan Jenn, Assistant Professional Researcher in Transportation, University of California, Davis Around the world, revolutionary changes are under way in transportation. More electric vehicles are on the road, people are taking advantage of sharing mobility services such as Uber…

Contributions to reducing global warming critical – Global Times

This aerial view shows sports fields under water days after heavy rains in Durban, South Africa on April 15, 2022. Photo: AFP As downpours swamped South Africa’s third-largest city this week, residents lucky enough to still have internet access and…

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