Cities and Urbanization

Cities could be 4°C warmer by 2100. Here's how to keep them cool

Heat events pose a significant health risk and can hit people harder in cities. Image: Unsplash/Jordan

Mark Maund

Research Affiliate, School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle

Kim Maund

Discipline Head – Construction Management, School of Architecture and Built Environment , University of Newcastle

Marcus Jefferies

Senior Lecturer School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle

SueAnne Ware

Professor and Head of School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle

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