SWEATY CITY is a youth journal about climate change and urban ecologies for hot and sweaty Sydney-dwellers.
In January 2018, Sydney was the hottest place on Earth when temperatures in Penrith peaked at 48.9 degrees. By the end of this century, the CSIRO predicts Sydney will have taken on the subtropical climate of Brisbane. Within the next few decades, summer days hitting 50 degrees will become the new normal.
SWEATY CITY aims to chart the stories of Sydney's residents—human and otherwise—affected by climate change and rapidly expanding urban sprawl, covering the invasion of ibises to the boiling brains of flying foxes.
We launched in February 2020.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org