Urban Heat

Unbearable heat in the city... Linz is one of the examples where the population is suffering extremely from heat exposure. Due to the common urban structures and large-scale climate change impacts, this Austrian City is an ideal demo case for many other cities in Central Europe. It can serve as a base for development of operating procedures and climate services in other

Out of recycled material (rice chaff) researchers build bat-houses in agricultural lands and help farmers to control rice pests using an ecofriendly approach. Bats on rice fields eat the harmful insects that destroy the rice. The adapted bat boxes don’t get more than 40 degrees inside even with a heat wave.