Over the course of the project, several workshops and one symposium were organised as a platform for conversations about the future of UHI and OTC policy and research.

Key tasks include

  • Five workshops and one Symposium at as a co-located event at the World Cities Summit included the UHI Task Force of representatives from academic institutions and government agencies. For the third and fifth workshop, the Scientific Advisory Panel of Cooling Singapore was also invited to present their insights on the study of UHI and OTC in other cities.

  • The Cooling Singapore Team conducted three social campaigns, focusing on studying the relationship between climate, urban space, and people. Through online and on-site surveys, on-site measurements and workshops, people’s thermal perception, their attitudes and beliefs about urban warming, their preferences for specific heat mitigation strategies, and their willingness to contribute / pay to improve their neighbourhood’s thermal comfort was investigated.