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World’s Largest Hybrid Timber Tower Will Be Built In Sydney

July 25th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The world's largest timber hybrid tower is going to be built in Sydney, Australia. This hybrid timber tower is made with a technique known as Mass Timber Construction (MTC) and involves a steel exoskeleton that supports the entire structure. According to BVN, this tower is "is one of the most hopeful technologies in moving the construction industry toward real solutions to the global climate crisis."

Will Australia’s Major Cities Suffer +50° Celsius Heatwaves Soon?

November 2nd, 2017 | by James Ayre

Australia's largest cities could begin experiencing extreme heatwaves with +50° Celsius temperatures within the relatively near term (within the next ~20 years), even if international climate change and greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals are met, according to a recent study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters

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