During the week in Moscow there was a record-long “pavement melting” heat wave. I was told it was a fourth or fifth year in a row when the summer in the city has featured such unbearable heat. The hundred thousands of buildings are not equipped with solar control glass and therefore allow all this heat to seep inside. Horrible traffic in Moscow doesn’t help things. The bumper-to-bumper row of cars adds an incredible amount of emissions into the atmosphere – leaving the newly built Moscow city center to look dark and grey.