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MENA Climate Week - Beating the Rising Heat

Online and Atlantis the Palm Resort, Dubai, UAE

The Middle East and North Africa region is already the hottest and driest on the planet, but the current level of emissions and expected #ClimateImpacts are set to make some areas uninhabitable. Without bold action, by 2100 50% of the population in the region will be exposed to “super-extreme” weather events. #Cities will be most impacted by the rising #Heat, with maximum temperature reaching or even exceeding 60°C in #MENA#UrbanCenters and #Megacities. In the Middle East, most capital cities could face four months of exceedingly hot days every year. 📉 

 The #BeatingtheRisingHeat session will serve as an important milestone on the road on what is needed to scale up implementation of #SustainableCooling solutions in the region, to deliver increased resilience to extreme #Heat, and do so without causing increased #Energy use and #Emissions.  

Hosted by #UAE in collaboration with @UN Environment Programme ; @C40 Cities; @Cool Coalition; @Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction, this event will mark the regional launch of Beating the Heat: A Sustainable Cooling Handbook for Cities 

Don’t miss it, register now🔗 https://unfccc.int/MENA-CW2022 

 #MenaClimateWeek #ClimateAction #NatureBasedSolutions#EnergyEfficiency #sdg11 #sdg7