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Special report on the fourth international conference on countermeasures to urban heat island (4th IC2UHI Conference) in Singapore

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posted on 2023-05-30, 09:32 authored by Nyuk Hien Wong, Steve Kardinal JusufSteve Kardinal Jusuf

Initiated by Prof. Hashem Akbari, international conference on countermeasures to urban heat island (IC2UHI Conference) was first held in Tokyo, Japan in year 2006. Subsequently, it was held in Berkeley, USA and Venice, Italy in year 2009 and 2014 respectively. After being held in temperate climate countries, the committee felt that it was timely to organize the con- ference in a tropical climate country where urban heat island (UHI) effect coupled with climate change has become major issues creating overheating problem. 

The fourth IC2UHI Conference was held on 30–31 May and 1 June 2016 in the Stephen Riady Centre, National University of Singapore, Singapore. The conference had a theme “Fighting urban heat island (UHI) and climate change through mitigation and adaptation” 


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