A green environment is essential for a resilient climate and a sustainable environment in the city. It reduces air pollution, provides water storage, dampens noise and cools in warm periods. For example, the cooling of hot air in the city can be done by the strategic construction of open areas. In this dossier you can find news, background and results of research on urban climate.
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Film: 'Summer in the City'
With collected data, a model is made which predicts the temperature in the city.
Reports and publications
Learning within local government to promote the scaling-up of low-carbon initiatives: A case study in the City of Copenhagen
Energy Policy 136 (2020). - ISSN 0301-4215
Ranking your city on food security
Sky view factor calculations and its application in urban heat island studies
Urban Climate 30 (2019). - ISSN 2212-0955
Ontwikkeling standaard stresstest hitte
Bilthoven : Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM briefrapport 2019-0008) - p.
Participatory planning for climate resilient and inclusive urban development in Dosquebradas, Santa Ana and Santa Tomé
Environment and Urbanization 31 (2019)1. - ISSN 0956-2478 - p. 33 - 52.
Frontiers in data analytics for adaptation research: Topic modeling
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 10 (2019)3. - ISSN 1757-7780
Plastic film cover during the fallow season preceding sowing increases yield and water use efficiency of rain-fed spring maize in a semi-arid climate
Agricultural Water Management 212 (2019). - ISSN 0378-3774 - p. 203 - 210.
Voluntary urban climate programmes: should city governments be involved and, if so, how?
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 62 (2019)3. - ISSN 0964-0568 - p. 446 - 465.
Comparing cities of the world according to their food security risks and opportunities
In: Sustainable Development and Planning X. - : WIT Press (WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment ) - ISBN 9781784662912 - p. 953 - 962.
INNOVA Ezine 2 – Valencia Region, Droughts and Agricultural Interests in a Metropolitan Area in Spain
Wageningen : Blauwdruk