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A skyline of central Bangkok taken from a high angle. There is a yellow sun and the city is still cast in some shadow.

Wed, Sep 21, 2022

Extreme heat will stifle cities’ economies for decades to come without decisive action

With extremely hot days set to double, even quintuple by 2050 in the Global South, new research quantifies economic and social impacts of heat in cities across the globe, identifies specific sectors, worker populations and neighborhoods at greatest risk today and tomorrow.

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Economy & business English

Fri, Sep 9, 2022

California Governor Newsom signs bill that will protect Californians from extreme heat

LOS ANGELES, USA — September 9, 2022 —

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Categorizing and naming heat waves English

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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Climate change & climate action English

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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English Extreme heat

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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Extreme heat

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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Extreme heat

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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Climate change & climate action Individual and community resilience

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.

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Climate change & climate action 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

Climate change & climate action Individual and community resilience

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.

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Individual and community resilience