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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward Kane & Marya nne Kane DESIGNING CITIES FOR SEVERE WEATHER IN 21C                                                    Source: U of D & Stock Researchers at the University of Delaware are developing urban land designs and uses to protect people from the severe weather being generated by Climate Change.  Here are some key facts: Severe weather including excessive heat and flooding is becoming more frequent with increasing intensity Urban areas, where most people live, are not built to handle it The researchers found that well designed urban land patterns can protect people They found that building dispersal, rather than density, can protect people more than the size of the city they're living in They found that urban land patterns can make a difference even if Climate Chane worsens Both small and large cities can greatly benefit and greatly protect their populations by better handling of land development The resear