All articles for the topic: heat wave

Climate resilience in cities

Building climate resilience in cities

This CDKN Essential summarises learning from CDKN work in cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean in mainstreaming climate compatible development in cities.

Read more
Phalodi, India

Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, the Indian city of Phalodi reached 51°C. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather.

Read more
10419786195 ff6938f8b0 z - climate adaptation.

Stakeholders’ Perception on National Heatwave Plans in Belgium

This study assessed the perceptions of key stakeholders in Belgium on their responsibilities and the effectiveness of the local implementation of national heat wave plans in Brussels.

Read more
map

HazardSupport: Risk-based decision support for adaptation to future natural hazards

Hazard Support aims to develop new methods for decision-makers and climate experts to tailor information about the impacts of climate change on natural hazards for adaptation decisions.

Read more
553df895ac103sk-rmavbild-2015-04-27-kl - climate adaptation.

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

Read more
538713e16f242addressing-heat-related - climate adaptation.

Addressing heat-related health risks in urban India

Summary of Adaptation Challenge

Higher daily peak temperatures and longer, more intense heat waves are becoming increasingly frequent globally due to climate change, and a new scale of...

Read more
517e7992aa588logo-rum-originale - climate adaptation.

Mobile Monitoring System

A low cost Mobile Network System for monitoring climate and air quality of urban areas at high resolution: a preliminary application in Florence (IT) metropolitan area

The...

Read more
509a559b540bffaq-3 - climate adaptation.

IPCC FAQ 3.3

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
Read more
heat related network

Heat related mortality in the UK

Institutional implications for heat related health impacts in the UK​

Read more
4f59e11fcc943tuscan-people-are-hot - climate adaptation.

Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

Read more
maps

Vulnerability of the elderly to climate change in Northern Europe

This case study aims to explore alternative approaches for describing and mapping vulnerability of the elderly to future changes in extreme weather events across the Nordic region.

Read more
Subscribe to RSS - heat wave