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.
Mon, Apr 13, 2020
The conventional wisdom holds that climate change is a problem for international organizations, big governments, and global corporations to solve. Only those major players can make a dent in global greenhouse gas emissions, the thinking goes, and only they can pool the necessary resources. Given the monumental scale of the coming climate crisis, anything short of such high-level mobilization seems inconsequential, even futile.
Wed, Mar 18, 2020
Arsht-Rock and IFRC are working together to expand the reach and services of Humanitarian Service Points, which offer much-needed resources and information on COVID-19 prevention and hygiene kits to migrants and host communities.
Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Kathy Baughman McLeod discusses Greta Thunberg's accusations about political and business leaders with TRT World News.
Mon, Apr 29, 2019
Adrienne Arsht’s $25-million Gift Creates Historic Opportunity For ‘Reaching One Billion People with Resilience Solutions by 2030’
The Atlantic Council announces a $25-million gift from business leader and philanthropist Adrienne Arsht to endow the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience.