Adapting our cities for future climates: 17 February 2010
Wood, C. R. (2010) Adapting our cities for future climates: 17 February 2010. Weather, 65 (11). pp. 307-309. ISSN 0043-1656
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Over 50% of humans live in urban areas, occupying less than 3% of land area. Heat, flooding, drought and wind in urban areas were discussed in this meeting at Imperial College organised by Dr Janet Barlow (jointly held between the Royal Meteorological Society and the Wind Engineering Society).
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