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Tag Archive 'Adaptation'

Die große Hitzebelastung durch steigende Temperaturen und eine zunehmende Zahl heißer Tage in Städten wird derzeit auch wieder in Heidelberg spürbar.
In einem aktuellen Beitrag des SWR betont Dr. Kathrin Foshag die große Bedeutung von städtebaulichen Beschattungsmaßnahmen, um die enorme Hitzebelastung auf öffentlichen Plätzen zu reduzieren.
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Dr. Kathrin Foshag erforschte in [...]

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Welchen Einfluss haben steigende Temperaturen und die zunehmende Zahl heißer Tage auf Städte, insbesondere auf die Hitzebelastung öffentlicher Plätze? Mit dieser Frage beschäftigte sich das Dissertationsprojekt von Dr. Kathrin Foshag an der Heidelberg School of Education. Nachdem die Ergebnisse kürzlich unter dem Titel “Viability of public spaces in cities under increasing heat: A transdisciplinary approach” [...]

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No place for climate change: A recent transdisciplinary study on the viability of public spaces in cities under increasing heat was featured in the official Heidelberg University Newsroom (English version here).

The study has been conducted by a Heidelberg research team led by Dr. Kathrin Foshag and investigated the heat stress in selected urban squares in [...]

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Transdisciplinary study on climate change adaptation of urban squares
Climate change is not only taking place on distant continents or far into the future, but here and now. In Germany, too, the temperature is rising – and even faster than the global average – and the number of hot days is increasing. Especially in cities, the [...]

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From 23 to 25 September 2019, the 2nd International Conference “Our Climate - Our Future: Regional Perspectives on a Global Challenge” of the Helmholtz Climate Initiative “Regional Climate Change” (REKLIM) took place in Berlin, Germany. The conference programme included keynote speeches, oral presentations, poster presentations, networking opportunities and a number of additional discussion platforms.
Six different [...]

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