Tag: Urban heat island

Aerial photograph of the Penrith CBD.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Feb 2020

Study confirms that development contributes to urban heat

With 50-degree-plus summers on the horizon, could green and blue infrastructure help alleviate urban heat effects in highly developed areas?

Cooling a tropical city
Discourse | Lawrence Nield and Tony Cox | 21 Jan 2016

Cooling a tropical city

A draft plan for Australia’s hottest capital city, Darwin, proposes a suite of measures to combat urban heat island effects in its central business district.