Global warming

Calgary Building Association raises concerns about retrofit goals in city’s climate strategy – Calgary

Calgary’s proposed climate strategy to 2050 sets a goal that all new and existing buildings in the city will be net-zero in the next 30 years, but some members of the city’s construction industry are concerned about the scale of retrofits for every existing home and commercial building by 2050. According to the Climate Strategy, …

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Why are our cities heating up, is it the ‘urban heat island effect’?

Urban heat island effect: The country reported about 280 days of heat waves from March 11 to May 18, the highest in 12 years across 16 states in 2022. The decreasing difference between maximum and minimum temperatures does not spare city dwellers the heat even at night. As the high temperature spreads even after sunset, …

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