How 7 Cities Are Using Innovation To Tackle Heatwaves


From London to Shanghai, record breaking heat waves are tearing through major cities making them uncomfortable places to live for many residents.

Roads, buildings and other infrastructure in cities absorb heat and release it back into the city – making these highly populated areas some of the warmest places to be in summer.

This year nearly 90 cities across the world issued heat alerts, a national caution warning against the extreme weather conditions.

As these unprecedented weather conditions are not forecast to slow down in the coming years, cities are left to tackle the heat with innovative solutions.

Here are our favourite examples:

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