Lessons on extreme heat from Ahmedabad, India

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 4:41pm

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As parts of the US bake under extreme temperatures, for this week's installment of The World's Big Fix, we turn to a city that has made a huge investment in combating urban heat: Ahmedabad. After the city experienced a devastating heat wave in 2010 that killed more than 1,000 people, it came up with a heat action plan that’s seen as a model across Southeast Asia. The World's Anna Kusmer reports.