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This Is How Singapore Keeps Its Cool as the City Heats Up

on March 29, 2021 at 7:18 pm under , , , , , ,

Scientists are coming up with new designs to help keep temperatures down in Singapore.

Heatwaves kill more people than other extreme weather events, quite tornadoes, hurricanes and even floods. That’s why urban heat island mitigation strategies are being studied in Singapore by a bunch of researchers. The government-backed project called Cooling Singapore is now within the process of mixing everything they’ve learned to make a digital tool that may help cities everywhere on the planet, starting with Singapore.

How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born?

As the world warms because of human-induced climate change, most of us can expect to see more days when temperatures hit 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius) or higher. See how your hometown has changed so far and how much hotter it may get.

Read more: How Singapore Is Using Science to Keep Its Country Cool


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