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Cities need to cool down

The BreatheLife Network promotes measures to cool cities. This initiative is now showcasing numerous examples of cities that are fighting climate change by cooling down. Temperatures in cities are around 5 to 9 degrees...

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Plants help combat urban heat islands

A team of American and Swiss researchers studied which factors best reduce temperature differences between cities and their surrounding environments. Their results could help urban planners keep cities cool. Urban heat islands are a...

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European cities to become digital leaders

Bloomberg Philanthropies has launched a new initiative for European capital cities that will help accelerate digital innovation to tackle urban issues such as air pollution and affordable housing. Cities across Europe are already undertaking...