Mon, May 2, 2022
More than 100 local, national and global leaders, experts, and partners convened in Miami-Dade County at the Forum on Global Resilience led by Arsht-Rock to take on today’s and tomorrow’s climate and resilience challenges.
Tue, Apr 26, 2022
Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico, Appoints the City’s First Chief Heat Officer in Partnership with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
Ms. Surella Segú – the first to hold the CHO position in Mexico and Central America– joins a global coalition of city leaders and experts committed to reducing the growing threat of extreme urban heat for vulnerable people.
Fri, Mar 4, 2022
Gobernador de la Región Metropolitana de Santiago de Chile nombra primera Oficial contra el Calor Extremo (Chief Heat Officer) en Sudamérica
Santiago de Chile se convierte en Ciudad Líder en la Acción contra el Calor Extremo y nombra a Cristina Huidobro como Chief Heat Officer para reducir los riesgos del calor extremo en asociación con el Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center.
Thu, Mar 3, 2022
Appointment of Cristina Huidobro as CHO marks fourth continent to dedicate government resources to reducing the risks of extreme heat in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mayor Juan Espadas, in partnership with the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, commits to developing methodology for heat wave naming and categorization, beginning in 2022.
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center names Kurt Shickman Director for Extreme Heat
The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center (Arsht-Rock) names Kurt Shickman as their Director for Extreme Heat.
Fri, Jul 23, 2021
Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis delivered on his commitment as a founding member of City Champions for Heat Action (CCHA) by naming Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer, appointing urban climate resilience veteran Eleni Myrivili to the post.
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
Global cities take on increasing threat of extreme heat by appointing first-ever “Chief Heat Officers,” starting with Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County, Freetown, and Athens sign on as founding members of Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action – an Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance Initiative.
Wed, Sep 30, 2020
As climate-induced extreme heat continues to rage, Arsht-Rockefeller Resilience Center pledges funding for Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance activities
Today, September 30, 2020, EHRA members convened for the first time to define critical actions for the Alliance’s work to protect vulnerable people from extreme heat, supporting its vision of a world without heat-related deaths and loss of livelihoods.
Tue, Aug 4, 2020
Founded and managed by Arsht-Rock, EHRA works hand-in-hand with global leaders and practitioners at every level to increase heat resilience in urban areas, focusing on vulnerable populations.