To find ways to mitigate the harmful effects of the rising temperatures in urban areas, the government is assessing the development of urban heat islands in rapidly urbanizing and highly urbanized cities in the Philippines using satellites and modeling-simulation techniques. The initiative is being led by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the […]

WITH water shortage, fire and flooding as top concerns in Metro Cebu, the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu aims to help make communities and local government units (LGUs) more resilient through its researches. This was underscored by research groups from the state university during the Communicating Science and Technology, Research & Development (CoST-UP) Media Brunch on Friday, April 26.