The intertwined issues of climate change and rapid urbanization pose a global challenge. Climate change escalates extreme weather and ecosystem disruption, while urban growth heightens resource use, emissions, and land-use shifts, worsening the climate crisis. Urban heat, one pressing consequence of these changes, requires innovative solutions and data-driven policies, often powered by digital tools.
Our webinar will dive into the topic of global warming-induced heat in cities and introduce a user-friendly open-source tool that can quickly visualize and analyze satellite data, supporting practitioners working with urban planning and heat island assessments, environmental monitoring, outreach, and policymaking.
Moderation: Joao Vitor Krieger
Input 1: deep dive into urban heat (speaker tbc)
Input 2: Timo Heidinger