Chief Heat Officer, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Krista Milne & Tiffany Crawford
Chief Heat Officers, Melbourne, Australia
Global Chief Heat Officer, UN Habitat & Arsht-Rock
Chief Heat Officer, Monterrey, Mexico
Cristina Huidobro Tornvall
Chief Heat Officer, Santiago de Chile
Chief Heat Officer, Miami, Florida
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.
Thu, Oct 6, 2022
Melbourne, Australia, Lord Mayor Announces City’s First-ever Chief Heat Officers
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — 7 October, 2022
Mon, Jul 18, 2022
How can Europe prepare for its next heat wave?
Arsht-Rock's Global CHO Eleni Myrivili shares her three approaches in TED Talk.
Wed, Jun 29, 2022
First-ever Global Chief Heat Officer announced at the World Urban Forum
UN-Habitat and Arsht-Rock made the announcement under the framework of a collaboration to address the impact of extreme urban heat.
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.
Thu, Mar 3, 2022
Governor of Santiago de Chile, Appoints South America’s First Chief Heat Officer
Appointment of Cristina Huidobro as CHO marks fourth continent to dedicate government resources to reducing the risks of extreme heat in partnership with the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
Wed, Oct 20, 2021
Building heat resilience in Freetown, Sierra Leone
Freetown, Sierra Leone, is taking the lead to grapple with extreme heat in this fast-expanding African city. This week, in collaboration with Arsht-Rock, Mayor Aki-Sawyerr will appoint a Chief Heat Officer, a city official focused on heat and protecting the well-being of city residents.
Blog by Kathy Baughman McLeod
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.
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
Global cities take on increasing threat of extreme heat by appointing first-ever “Chief Heat Officers,” starting with Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County, Freetown, and Athens sign on as founding members of Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action – an Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance Initiative.