Periodically, the Global Cool Cities Alliance will highlight trending topics covering a wide range of urban heat island-related issues in a feature we call Cool Retrospective. For our inaugural issue, we review cool developments in 2013.
2013 saw a number of cities make huge strides to mitigate the impacts of excess urban heat by adopting new cool surface policies. New studies identified the economic advantages of cool roofing and highlighted other critical benefits of reducing urban heat islands.
You can read all about it HERE.