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The London building that can fry an egg

London is not famous for its hot weather. But a new building has turned a London street into one of the hottest places on the planet!

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Language level

Upper intermediate: B2


Well working tasks.

I think all cities which has glass covered skyscrapers have same issues. For example, Dubai has many of glass covered skyscrapers and these skyscrapers cause a high temperature in the summer. You can't walk on the road in the afternoon. It's impossible to go out from 11 to 5 o'clock. City officials must find a solution for this important and disturbing problem.

i think may be all that accumulated energy could be taken advantage of by replacing solar panels or something like that

I think the problem would come back every year during the same months.