Ulan Bator pron.: /ËuËlÉËn ËbÉËtÉr/, or Ulaanbaatar (Mongolian: Ð£Ð»Ð°Ð°Ð½Ð±Ð°Ð°ÑÐ°Ñ, [ÊÉ®ÉËÅ.bÉËtÊ°ÉÌr], á ¤á ¯á á á á ¨á ªá á á á ²á ¤á ·,UlaÎ³anbaÎ³atur, literally "Red Hero"), is the capital and the largest city of Mongolia. An independent municipality, the city is not part of any province, and its population as of 2008 is over one million.
Ulan Bator is a weird town; while some people live in skyscrapers, or big fancy villas, some still live in tents in the city outskirts. But they have plants to get even weirder: they want to keep the city cool by creating an enormous urban glacier. What they want to do is capture some of [...]