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Winston Chow

Winston Chow is an Associate Professor of Urban Climate at Singapore Management University. He is also a Lee Kong Chian Fellow. His research focuses on Urban Vulnerability to Climate Change, Urban Heat Island Science, Impacts and Mitigation Sustainability in Urban Climatology and Perceptions of Environmental and Climate Change in Tourism. He also teaches Climate Change: Global and Local Solutions and Technological innovations enhancing urban sustainability.  

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The gender factor is very large in the equation of reducing (climate) vulnerability. And this is where technology plays a significant role as a leveller, in terms of giving agency to the more vulnerable, giving them a voice.

Winston Chow, Preparing for the tipping point: 4 lessons on human-technology solution building