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Heat

Heatwaves have been the most prominent hazard causing weather-related human fatalities over the past decades. The 2003 summer European heatwave alone caused up to 70 000 excess deaths over 4 months in central and western Europe. Increased mortality is the most drastic impact of heatwaves. However, exposure to hot days and nights can impact human health and well-being in various other ways, including 'bad moods', feeling discomfort and getting sick, all factors reflected by 'thermal comfort'.

Effects:
- Changing of the seasons -> Mismatch in the food chain
- Decrease in quality of open water
- Heat-stress for animals
- Increase in diseases within the agricultural sector
- Increase of allergy-days

Sources:

- climate-adapt.eea.europa.eu/knowledge/tools/urban-adaptation/climatic-threats/heat-waves

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All Heat projects

Project Created
Greenwall 13 Sep 2019
Groene muur industrie terrein 11 Sep 2019
Wam 03 Sep 2019
Climate adaptation - adding green, depaving and raingarden- Bryggervangen 29 Aug 2019
Climate adaptation - adding green, depaving and raingarden- Bryggervangen 29 Aug 2019
Climate adaptation - adding green, depaving and raingarden- Bryggervangen 29 Aug 2019
Climate adaptation greening of street - Sanktkledplats 29 Aug 2019
Heatstress mitigation in Odense 26 Aug 2019
green at houses Hoi An 04 Aug 2019
Greening shading hue, vietnam 29 Jul 2019
'Bosco verticale Berlin', green infrastructure Berlin, Germany 28 Jul 2019
'Bosco vertical Da Nang', Vietnam 28 Jul 2019
Tree grasping for sunlight, Amsterdam 27 Jul 2019
Climate adaptation - greening the street 12 Jul 2019
Water art - fountain - cooling measure 11 Jul 2019
Heat stress measure drinking spot 11 Jul 2019
Beautifull fountain Karls johanngata 11 Jul 2019
Green wall - Wijchenseweg (450 m, 1980) 03 Jul 2019
Heat stress measure - green umbrella by trees 27 Jun 2019
Former parking square Weverplaats - green transformation 27 Jun 2019
Vertical green wall parking garage 27 Jun 2019
Heat stress measure - shadow by iron umbrella at stop tourboat Dieze 27 Jun 2019
Road raingarden - Tasinge Plads 15 Jun 2019
Road raingarden - Tasinge Plads 15 Jun 2019
Road raingarden - Tasinge Plads 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Raingarden in Tasinge plads as a climate park - experimental area 15 Jun 2019
Raingarden in Tasinge plads as a climate park - experimental area 15 Jun 2019
Green combined with stairs to school 15 Jun 2019
Cooling foutains in park 14 Jun 2019
quay is green by trees and other vegetation 13 Jun 2019
Green is playground plus storage 12 Jun 2019
Cooling effect measure 12 Jun 2019
Sport area and cooling devices 12 Jun 2019
Cooling structure at school yard 12 Jun 2019
trees, green walls, pockets parks to coll the urban area 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
Water Re-circulation KAN WEG 11 Jun 2019
Street with many plants and shade measures 11 Jun 2019
Water and green heat stress measures Propellorgatan 11 Jun 2019
Shade protection and cooling effect green 11 Jun 2019
Heatstress malmo watertap 11 Jun 2019
Urban roof farming and green facade 10 Jun 2019
Heatstress mitigation Malmö 10 Jun 2019
heatstress mitigation Lisbon Belem Area 02 Jun 2019
MAAT Green roof Lisbon 27 May 2019
Hittestress mitigation can picafort 19 May 2019
Heatsress measures milan 04 Jan 2019
Heatstress trano 03 Jan 2019
water over dak en gevel en waterberging HHNK 24 Dec 2018
Green shades granada 15 Dec 2018
Westervoort - Klimaatboom -Climatetree 08 Feb 2017

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