heat emergencies

  • October 9, 2012   BY Saskia de Melker  

    As global temperatures rise, urban areas are facing challenges in keeping their infrastructure and their residents cool. Chicago is tackling that problem with a green design makeover. This report is part of our Coping with Climate Change series. Continue reading

  • October 9, 2012  

    One of Chicago’s most beautiful and hidden gardens is located on top of City Hall, part of an effort to ‘green’ roofs in order fight rising temperatures. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the actions the city of Chicago is taking to mitigate climate change in an urban landscape. Continue reading