Mon, Jun 5, 2023
These five video games are taking on climate change
Nearly three billion people play video games every day. We can reach them through the games they already care about, and share localized climate policy solutions in ways that do not just build the educational value of the games, but actually make them more engaging to play.
Fri, Jun 2, 2023
Rising temperatures, rising risks: The compounding effects of heat, drought, and flood
Climate disasters can have compounding and interconnected impacts. This blog puts the spotlight on the nexus of heat, drought, and flood.
Thu, Apr 27, 2023
“Me muero de calor”: How Santiago is building local solutions for extreme heat
In Santiago, Chief Heat Officer Cristina Huidobro is building local solutions for climate-driven extreme heat.
Wed, Apr 19, 2023
From concrete to canopy: how three cities are using urban greening to protect their communities from extreme heat
Cities around the world experience soaring temperatures. Urban greenery plays a role in combatting the heat. This blog puts the spotlight on three cities—Miami, Freetown, and Melbourne—working hand-in-hand with local residents to plant the seeds for cooler, greener, and healthier cities of the future.
Tue, Mar 7, 2023
Fighting extreme heat with parametric insurance: protecting the livelihoods of women in India’s informal economy sector
Arsht-Rock’s new Extreme Heat Income Insurance will help 21,000 women in India recover wages lost due to climate-driven extreme heat events.
Fri, Jan 20, 2023
Freetown on the frontlines of climate action: The city’s plan for extreme heat
Freetown, Sierra Leone launched its Climate Action Plan and Heat Season campaign to empower residents with the knowledge and tools they need to protect themselves from climate-driven extreme heat.
Wed, Dec 14, 2022
Miami’s Extreme Heat Action Plan: a blueprint to reduce the health and economic impacts of extreme heat
Miami's Extreme Heat Action Plan will inform, prepare, and protect residents for extreme heat events next summer and beyond.
Mon, Dec 12, 2022
What AB 2238 means for California: The bill that protects 40 million people from extreme heat
AB 2238, the recently signed Californian bill, will create a heat wave categorization system by January 1, 2025.
Tue, Nov 22, 2022
Countdown to the “Cooling COP”: what we can learn from COP27
After days of intense negotiations, it is clear how much work remains after COP27. As formal negotiations fell short of expected outcomes, the actors and leaders beyond the COP27 negotiation table led the way in climate action and hope.
Tue, Nov 15, 2022
Catalyzing insurance sector action to protect communities from extreme heat
Advancing the insurance sector’s core risk management capabilities will help nations, regions, and communities address the growing physical risks of climate change and extreme heat.