Digitally Supported Adaptation: Urban Heat

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

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