This year’s heatwave marked the UK’s second scorching summer in a row; infrastructure crumbled and underground trains felt more like saunas than subways. Climate scientist Dr Michael Byrne joined our editor to dispel some myths and give us the hard facts when it comes to climate change in our cities.
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A mix of topography, bad forest management and urban sprawl are turning Californian summers into a volatile period for wildfires. Monocle’s acting bureau chief in Los Angeles, Carlota Rebelo, spoke to Craig Clements, director of the Fire Weather Research Laboratory at the San Jose State University.
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