July 2013 archive

Heatwave in the UK – ‘altering the design of our cities to beat future heat’

Last week, principal investigator of ACTUAL, Prof. Janet Barlow, appeared on BBC News to discuss the current heatwave in the UK. Over the course of the last week, we’ve been experiencing the warmest temperatures since 2006. It gets particularly hot in our cities as the Urban Heat Island can keep night-time temperatures as much as …

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