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‘Cool’ paving materials helps lower city temperatures, study finds

Using cool paving materials to construct roads and walkways is an effective way of lowering urban temperatures to make cities more comfortable in hot weather, according to a new study. The research found surface temperatures were reduced by 12°C and ambient temperatures were … Continue reading

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Small-scale green schemes have a bigger impact, study finds

Small-scale, local initiatives to promote pro-environmental behaviour change are more successful than larger green schemes to reach the wider public, according to a new study from the University of Southampton. The research review points to qualitative and quantitative evidence of third sector … Continue reading

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