tum future citiesWhat measures are needed to make cities "green" and get them ready for the future? An interdisciplinary team at the Centre for Urban Ecology and Climate Adaptation of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is conducting research on these questions. At a symposium on May 15, the experts will present the results of the first subproject along with other current work. Climate change is resulting in increasingly frequent heavy rain events, heat waves and droughts. "The extreme weather conditions are highly stressful for humans and the natural world. To limit their impact, we are working on a new, green, future-ready urban concept," says Prof. Werner Lang, head of the Centre for Urban Ecology and Climate Adaptation at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). "It's not only about climate protection strategies," says Lang. "We also want to develop sustainable living concepts for major population centres." Read More