Latest heat island effect News

PolyU study reveals effectiveness of GBGI infrastructure in mitigating urban heat, proposing nine-stage framework for development of a sustainable city
Power outages linked to heat and storms are rising, and low-income communities are most at risk, as a new NYC study shows
These maps tell us we need to cool our sweltering streets
Further Community Engagement And Advocacy
When homes already hit 40°C inside, it’s better to draw on residents’ local know-how than plan for climate change from above
Research robot to help tackle urban heat effect in Canberra’s City Centre
Councils to receive $3.75 million in support of urban greening
Multiple city hubs, dispersed parks keep metro areas cooler
Innovative planting program combats urban heat
Water recycling could be key to cooling Sydney’s west
Parliamentary Library analysis reveals Labor spending peanuts on heatwave mitigation
Northern suburbs housing hotspot’s cooler future
Canberra’s Light Rail Green Track Prototype complete
New national urban heat observatory will help drive more climate-resilient cities
Mapping Sydney’s microclimates to combat impacts of rising heat
Tree growth shows Urban Forest progress
HKUST Collaborative Research Predicts Hot Nights to Increase by 50% in 2040s
Fresh approach to funding digital solutions to target housing supply and frontline services
Canberra on track to exceed planting targets with 64,000 more trees
5 ways to cool cities as temperatures soar
Bee workshops helping to turn Newcastle into pollinator-friendly city
Public art bringing life to Madame Brussels Lane
Successful tree planting 2023
New FAO report calls for action to bridge ‘green social divide’ in cities
Kingston disappointed in golf course rezoning
6 Star Green Communities rating recertified
Our Vision for Canberra’s future: ACT Greens Planning Policy
As city heat rises, bird diversity declines
Yarra’s Urban Forest Strategy: creating a healthier, greener and more liveable city
Throwing shade: Model maps NYC street trees’ cooling benefits
Growing green track for light rail stage 2A
Meeting the long-term climate threat takes more than private investment – 10 ways NZ can be smart and strategic
Help green Sydney this Sunday
Funding boost for local governments to reduce groundwater use
Plenty more trees to be planted in Camden area
New strategy to help Wollongong beat heat
Electrifying our homes
Australia’s leading automotive parts supplier’s new home in Hume City
Nurturing nature one nesting box at a time
Compost for a changing climate through your household FOGO-bin
Council secures funding to advance establishment of tree canopies acro
City of Canada Bay receives Places to Roam Grant
Opinion: How should the ACT build the missing middle? Ft. Jo Clay MLA
Opinion: How should ACT build the missing middle? Ft. Jo Clay MLA
Hands-on school program improving climate change literacy
Why Western Sydney is feeling the heat from climate change more than the rest of the city
Utilising waste rubber tyres in permeable pavement