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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AB 2238

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, May 2, 2022

Arsht-Rock convenes leaders at first Forum on Global Resilience in Miami

More than 100 local, national and global leaders, experts, and partners convened in Miami-Dade County at the Forum on Global Resilience led by Arsht-Rock to take on today’s and tomorrow’s climate and resilience challenges.


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Tue, Apr 26, 2022

Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico, Appoints the City’s First Chief Heat Officer in Partnership with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

Ms. Surella Segú – the first to hold the CHO position in Mexico and Central America– joins a global coalition of city leaders and experts committed to reducing the growing threat of extreme urban heat for vulnerable people.


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Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis announces Europe’s first Chief Heat Officer

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.


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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.


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Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Kathy Baughman McLeod discusses climate crisis

Kathy Baughman McLeod joined TRT World News to weigh in on the climate crisis.


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Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Kathy Baughman McLeod discusses Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, Greta Thunberg

Kathy Baughman McLeod discusses Greta Thunberg's accusations about political and business leaders with TRT World News.


Individual and community resilience

Mon, Apr 29, 2019

A New Partnership to Build a More Resilient Planet

As we enter a new decade, the global challenges that we face are more complex, frequent and intense than ever.

News by Rajiv J. Shah

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