Tag: heat

    How city planners save urban dwellers from the heat

    Global temperatures are rising, and 2020 is the hottest year on record. Since the 19th century, the planet has warmed by more than one degree Celsius, which is especially noticeable now in large cities. In a built environment that is too often made of glass, steel, asphalt, and concrete, hazardous urban heat islands increase the […]

    How can city inhabitants get along with summer heat? Life hacks for people (and animals)

    Lets’ check a few Meduza advice on how to manage current heat. First: drink water, not alcohol Of course, if your body needs fluid, it will signal this in the form of thirst. This helps keep you hydrated. But some organizations recommend drinking in hot weather even before you feel thirsty. Do not overdo it. […]