Tue, Sep 19, 2023
Extreme heat impacts everything from individual health to national economies. Cities are especially vulnerable to this growing crisis, but there are solutions that can help them reduce the human and economic impacts of climate change.
Fri, Jul 14, 2023
This article explains why cities around the globe are beginning to categorize and name heat waves to prepare for climate-driven extreme heat. You’ll learn why heat is so deadly, who is most vulnerable, and how using a health-based heat early warning system and naming heat waves can protect people.
Wed, Jun 21, 2023
Early season heat waves can have devastating consequences. As the planet warms up, more people will be exposed to unseasonable heat waves and the associated health risks.
Mon, Jun 5, 2023
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
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
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, 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.