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Mon, Dec 12, 2022

What AB 2238 means for California: The bill that protects 40 million people from extreme heat

AB 2238, the recently signed Californian bill, will create a heat wave categorization system by January 1, 2025.

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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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Mon, Oct 24, 2022

Arup, Mahila Housing Trust, and Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) join Arsht-Rock’s Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance 

OCTOBER 24, 2022, Washington D.C.—Three new

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Thu, Oct 6, 2022

Melbourne, Australia, Lord Mayor Announces City’s First-ever Chief Heat Officers 

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — 7 October, 2022

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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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Mon, Jul 25, 2022

Heat Wave Zoe: Seville Becomes First City in the World to Officially Name a Heat Wave

A severe heat wave isgripping Seville today with temperatures expected to exceed 42° C for the next several days.

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Tue, Jun 21, 2022

Seville Becomes First City in the World to Name and Categorize Severe Heat Waves

proMETEO Seville, developed in collaboration with Arsht-Rock and a network of meteorological, scientific and academic partners links weather forecasts to health outcomes.

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Why name and categorize heat waves?A girl cools off from the extreme heat from an opened fire hydrant in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Fri, Jun 17, 2022

Cities worldwide categorize and name heat waves as temperatures soar—yours should too.

Arsht-Rock is working with international partners to pilot an innovative way to categorize and name heat waves. Unlike systems for other disasters, it is based on the expected negative heat outcomes of the weather forecast specific to the cities involved, not just weather conditions alone.

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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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