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Tue, Nov 21, 2023

Atlantic Council announces wide-ranging programming at COP28

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, Arsht-Rock Resilience Center’s Global Ambassador for Heat, Health, and Gender, joins the Atlantic Council at COP28

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Wed, Jul 26, 2023

Report reveals extreme heat’s toll on women’s health and income 

This report examines the disproportionate impacts of climate-driven extreme heat on women's livelihoods and health in India, Nigeria and the US.

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Image of buildings in Seville, Spain

Sun, Jul 9, 2023

The second named heat wave of the summer: Heat Wave Xenia Sevilla

The ProMETEO Seville pilot project names incoming, high-risk heat wave Yago Seville. This is the second ever heat wave to receive a name.

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Categorizing and naming heat waves English

Fri, Jun 23, 2023

Heat Wave Yago Sevilla: ProMETEO names incoming heat wave in Seville, Spain

The ProMETEO Seville pilot project names incoming, high-risk heat wave Yago Seville. This is the second ever heat wave to receive a name.

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Categorizing and naming heat waves English

Fri, May 26, 2023

High-Level Champions and Arsht-Rock mobilize the private financial sector to unlock climate adaptation and resilience finance and projects

The partnership will mobilize concrete actions and contributions by the private financial sector—particularly institutional investors, the insurance industry and the banking community.

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Image of street in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where we announced the first Chief Heat Officer in Asia.

Wed, May 3, 2023

Dhaka North becomes the first city in Asia to appoint a Chief Heat Officer

Dhaka will join the ranks of Arsht-Rock’s Global Champions for Heat Action in one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

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Monastiraki square in Athens, Greece. Shot from a rooftop bar on the other side of the street. An incredible view of the Acropolis and surrounding city. Photo by Andrea Leopardi on Unsplash.

Tue, May 2, 2023

Elissavet Bargianni announced as new Chief Heat Officer for Athens, Greece

Bargianni succeeds Eleni Myrivili, who held the position since 2021, and is now the Global Chief Heat Officer for UN-Habitat.

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Chief Heat Officer Extreme heat
Aerial image of the city of Seville, Spain. Arsht-Rock has a categorizing and naming pilot for heat waves in Seville, Spain.

Fri, Apr 21, 2023

Arsht-Rock launches second year of categorizing and naming heat waves in Seville, Spain

proMETEO Seville, developed in collaboration with Arsht-Rock and a network of meteorological, scientific and academic partners, links weather forecasts to health outcomes.

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Categorizing and naming heat waves English

Tue, Mar 7, 2023

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton named Arsht-Rock Global Ambassador for Heat, Health, and Gender

Marking SEWA’s 50th anniversary, Arsht-Rock announces co-creation of the new Extreme Heat Income Insurance, a climate resilience tool to replace income lost to climate-driven extreme heat for women in the informal sector.

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English Extreme heat
Extreme Heat Microinsurance Launched in India to Protect Women Workers

Mon, Feb 6, 2023

First-of-its-kind extreme heat microinsurance launched in India to protect women workers

Marking SEWA’s 50th anniversary, Arsht-Rock announces co-creation of the new Extreme Heat Income Insurance, a climate resilience tool to replace income lost to climate-driven extreme heat for women in the informal sector.

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English Extreme heat