While summer and threatening heatwaves are at the gates of city centers, the LIFE ASTI project presented the results of its actions for the Urban Heat Island phenomenon, at the Final Conference of the project, which took place on Thursday 19th of May 2022, at the City Hall of the Municipality of Thessaloniki. During the Conference were presented the research data of the Urban Heat Island (UHI) identified in 3 European cities (Thessaloniki, Rome and Heraklion), the short-term forecast system warning residents and citizens of cities on the heat load during hot days, as well as proposals for the protection of the health of vulnerable groups in urban areas. The Conference, organized hybridly by the Municipality of Thessaloniki, was attended by a total of more than 80 people (either live or streaming), including project partners from Greece and Italy, representatives of the State, Local and Regional Authorities, the Academic Community and organizations working on the crucial issue of Climate Change.
Find the Agenda, the Press Release, the Proceedings, and Photos from the Final Conference of LIFE ASTI.
Watch the full video HERE.