People & Culture

Cool solutions

Cities in South Asia are sizzling, with low-income residents bearing the brunt of urban heat stress. But researchers are finding ways to help them adapt
  • Oct 17, 2018
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How researchers are finding ways to help low-income city dwellers in South Asia adapt to urban heat stress. Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.

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