Arsht-Rock announces Felipe Calderon as the first Global Ambassador for Extreme Heat at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Arsht-Rock Announces Felipe Calderón, Former President of Mexico, as First Global Ambassador for Heat Action at COP27

Arsht-Rock announced that Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón will be the first-ever Global Ambassador for Heat Action to advance heat adaptation at an international scale.


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Thu, Nov 10, 2022

Arsht-Rock Partners with Marsh McLennan and UN Climate Change High-Level Champions to Advance Insurance Sector Action on Climate Adaptation 

Arsht-Rock partners with Marsh McLennan to help mobilize the insurance sector in support of the UN’s Race to Resilience by championing innovative disaster risk reduction initiatives.


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Image of apartment complexes filled with green gardens on the balconies.

Wed, Nov 9, 2022

Arsht-Rock announces the Cool Capital Stack: A $750 million investment pipeline to protect the world from extreme heat

Arsht-Rock announces the Cool Capital Stack at COP27 to address the urgent climate crisis of extreme heat with an aggregation of projects and technologies to protect people and local economies.


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Mon, Oct 24, 2022

Arup, Mahila Housing Trust, and Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) join Arsht-Rock’s Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance 

OCTOBER 24, 2022, Washington D.C.—Three new


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Thu, Oct 6, 2022

Melbourne, Australia, Lord Mayor Announces City’s First-ever Chief Heat Officers 

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — 7 October, 2022


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Sat, Oct 1, 2022

El Centro de Resiliencia de la Fundación Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller lanza el desarrollo de la estrategia para la creación de Centros de Resiliencia en el condado de Miami-Dade

La creación de una sólida red de centros ayudará a las comunidades a prepararse y responder al cambio climático y los desastres naturales.


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Fri, Sep 9, 2022

California Governor Newsom signs bill that will protect Californians from extreme heat

California Governor Newsom signed AB 2238, one of the most substantive bills addressing climate-driven heat passed in this year’s legislative session. The bill will require the California Environmental Protection Agency to develop a first-ever statewide system to rank heat waves by January 1, 2025.


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Mon, Jul 25, 2022

Heat Wave Zoe: Seville Becomes First City in the World to Officially Name a Heat Wave

A severe heat wave isgripping Seville today with temperatures expected to exceed 42° C for the next several days.


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Image of Arsht-Rock team and UN-HABITAT team holding signed MOUs at the World Urban Forum in Katowice, Poland. Global chief heat officer announcement.

Wed, Jun 29, 2022

First-ever Global Chief Heat Officer announced at the World Urban Forum

UN-Habitat and Arsht-Rock made the announcement under the framework of a collaboration to address the impact of extreme urban heat.


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Image of representatives from proMETEO, the City of Seville, and Arsht-Rock at the launch of the first year of the heat wave categorizing and naming pilot in Seville, Spain.

Tue, Jun 21, 2022

Seville Becomes First City in the World to Name and Categorize Severe Heat Waves

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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