What are the policy success factors that help cities grapple with the impacts of heatwaves, exacerbated by the urban heat island effect and progressively amplified by climate change impacts. Though applicable across policy, specifically this fact sheet summarises policy success factors in context of green spaces that can cool urban areas, as well as providing many other functions and benefits to city dwellers’ health and wellbeing.

By Dr Judy Bush – Judy.bush@unimelb.edu.au

Download – http://www.thrive-research.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Green-space-policy-success-factors.pdf

Photo by Leon Walker
Photo by Leon Walker

FACT SHEET – Green space policy success factors

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