Swiss Network for International Studies
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The final workshop of the SNIS project “Individual-Level Attitudes towards Immigrants over Time and across Contexts” will gather researchers and experts to showcase current work on the topic of attitudes to foreigners and discrimination in the labor market. University of Geneva, 20 March 2018.
Keeping Cool with Microclimate Diversity:
Air conditioning has become an inherent part of life in the tropical heat of Southeast Asia. This incurs environmental costs and burdens low-income families with high energy bills. Energy consumption could be reduced, and societal wellbeing improved by cultivating microclimate diversity, with adapted architectural design involving passive cooling and natural shading.