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4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress 2019 was recently organized by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) in association with South Delhi Municipal Corporation in New Delhi. About Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific It was launched in 2010 with the goal of forging partnerships and dialogues related to Environment and Climate Change. The Asia-Pacific Forum ..
Topics: Climate and Development Knowledge Network • Climate change adaptation • Emani Kumar • ICLEI • Natural environment • Nature • Psychological resilience • Urban resilience • World Mayors Council on Climate Change
The researchers of IIT-Gandhinagar analyses that urban areas are cooler than non-urban areas during heat waves
The researchers at IIT-Gandhinagar has conducted study of 89 urban areas in India. In it, they found that though there is an absolute increase in temperature during heat waves in both urban and non-urban areas, the urban areas are relatively cooler than the surrounding non-urban areas. At 1.94°C, the absolute increase in temperature during the ..