Aerial view of city.

Mon, Dec 4, 2023

Why should COP28 prioritize extreme heat resilience? A guest feature from former President Felipe Calderón 

As world leaders meet in Dubai for COP28, Arsht-Rock’s Global Ambassador for Heat Action and former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón calls for cities and nations to accelerate action on extreme heat resilience worldwide.


COP English
A taxi driver is seen drinking water from a bottle during afternoon heat in Kolkata , India , on 18 April 2023 . Temperature sore well above 40 Celsius as IMD has announces that heat wave will continue till the end of late on the second week of April as India experiences its highest temperature of April in nearly a decade according to report. (Photo by Debarchan Chatterjee/NurPhoto)NO USE FRANCE

Fri, Nov 17, 2023

Catalyzing insurance sector action to protect communities from extreme heat

Advancing the insurance sector’s core risk management capabilities will help reduce the growing physical risks of climate change and extreme heat.


English Innovative policy and finance
Chinese construction workers push carts under the scorching sunshine in the sweltering weather in Chongqing, China, 30 July 2010.

Tue, Aug 22, 2023

Cities at risk: The urban heat island effect

The urban heat island effect makes billions vulnerable to heat. This blog explores what it is and how heat in cities impacts people.


Extreme heat