Sustainable Development

Urban growth, heat islands, humidity, climate change: the costs multiply in tropical cities

Story Bridge, Brisbane, Australia. Image: Joshua Willson/Unsplash

Taha Chaiechi

Senior Lecturer, James Cook University

Silvia Tavares

Lecturer in Urban Design, , James Cook University

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