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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian cities have gotten significantly hotter over the past few decades, a study on land surface temperatures has shown.
Residents in South-East Asia’s bustling cities who face the dilemma of leaving windows open for fresh air but enduring traffic sounds, could find quiet with new noise-cancelling technology developed by researchers in Singapore.
PETALING JAYA: Penang’s George Town was announced as the city winner at the inaugural Climathon Global Awards at the ChangeNOW summit.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures in Japan have killed at least 57 people since late July
Penang Island City Council has received recognition for two of their projects — the Penang Coastal Cycling Route and Chowrasta Market.
SOME 2,500 trees will be planted around Ipoh city to beautify it and provide a more comfortable environment for residents.
With global warming expected to nudge temperatures up by between 1.4°C and 4.6°C by the end of the century, making the outdoor environment cooler should become a priority for every large city, including Kuala Lumpur. These are some of the measures that Singapore is trying out.
100 Resilient Cities project by the Rockefeller Foundation has helped burgeoning cities worldwide to face urbanisation, globalisation and climate change. Melaka now joins the list.
This country may become simply unliveable, with extreme, baking-hot temperatures, if we take no action against climate change.