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  • Writer's pictureSylvain Richer de Forges

Comparative analysis of heat adaptation policies in south east asia

Excited to share insights on Urban Heat Cooling Policies in Southeast Asia!




Thailand:


With temperatures rising, Thailand is investing heavily in green infrastructure. Bangkok alone is spending $3.8 billion on flood prevention and urban cooling measures by 2022 (source: Bangkok Post).



Vietnam:


 Hanoi's Green Tree and Park Company aims to plant one million trees by 2025, reducing urban heat by up to 1 degree Celsius (source: Vietnam News).



Singapore:


The country has allocated $100 million to enhance urban greenery and cool the city (source: CNA).



 Indonesia:


Jakarta is implementing rooftop gardens, aiming to cover 20% of the city by 2022, reducing temperatures by 3-4 degrees Celsius (source: Jakarta Post).



Malaysia:


Kuala Lumpur's Green Building Index encourages sustainable building design, reducing energy consumption and urban heat (source: New Straits Times).



Let's collaborate for cooler, greener cities in Southeast Asia!




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