Our summers are getting hot! Most cities are not prepared to manage heat and prevent impacts on wellbeing.
And have you heard of the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect? How seriously can it impact health? How does it relate to climate change? and to mobility? Do yo believe it being irreversible?
This course will give you answers to these questions, by exploring the UHI effect, its causes and the solutions that have emerged in recent years. Enjoy!
In this course, you will:
– Understand what is Urban Heat Island and the impacts on human health and wellbeing
– Identify the causes of UHI and its relationship with mobility and climate´s change.
– Explore cooling solutions to effectively reduce the UHI effect in urban areas.
This course is aimed at all urban professional profiles directly concerned about urban effects on health: Urban planners, Transport planners, Architects, Landscape architects, Civil Engineers and other Professionals involved in the field of urban mobility. It is also aimed to those that actively work in urban environments such as Local Politicians, City Administration professionals and Decision-makers regarding urban design and rules.
About the Course
Free & Paid options
You can access and participate in the course for free. If you want to earn a certificate upon completion, you can purchase it. The certificate will be accessible only once the course is successfully completed. Read more here.