Resources from other organisations

WSROC’s Turn Down the Heat project

The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) are leading the way in policy development and practical resources for local government and the community. Read more here.

How hot will your city get?

It can be hard to wrap our minds around what a global temperature rise of 1.5-2° will feel like. You can use this tool to see climate analogues of your Australian town or city in future decades under high and low emissions scenarios. Try the tool here.

The Australia Institute’s Heatwatch reports

The Australia Institute has used CSRIO and BoM data to project future temperatures in different Australian regions.and cities. You can see the reports here and read about Western Sydney’s results here.

Arsht-Rock’s Heat Action Platform

The Adrienne Arsht-Rockerfeller Foundation Resilience Centre has assembled an extensive set of policies, real-world examples and tools for cooling cities. Read more here.

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