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Time to tackle Toronto's warming : climate change adaptation options to deal with heat in Toronto

Author: Jennifer Penney; Ireen Wieditz; Eva Ligeti; Clean Air Partnership.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Clean Air Partnership, 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Penney; Ireen Wieditz; Eva Ligeti; Clean Air Partnership.
OCLC Number: 758079708
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 28 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: Introduction --
Climate change and heat --
Impact of heat on health --
Impact of heat on electricity use --
Adapting to heat --
Climate change adaptation options --
Reducing the impact of heat waves and the UHI effect --
Reducing heat-related illness and death --
Reducing increased thermal discomfort in buildings --
Reducing demand for cooling --
Preventing and adapting to blackouts --
Conclusions and recommendations --
References.
Responsibility: [principal investigation: Eva Ligeti, researchers and authors, Ireen Wieditz, Jennifer Penney].
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