Assistant Director, Extreme Heat Initiative
Managing Director, Climate, Marsh McLellan
Secretary General, Insurance Development Forum
Mon, May 2, 2022
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.
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
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
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
Thu, Sep 9, 2021
This article explores the consequences of extreme heat on food systems. It provides examples of tools in the "toolbox of resilience solutions" we can implement to immediately safeguard farmers and the production of high-quality and ample food.
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.
Mon, Dec 21, 2020
Along with the Urban Institute, the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center commissioned "Articulating a Program for Resilience: The Landscape of Evidence, Actions, and Geographies." The report seeks to reach a wide audience, addressing climate adaptation, disaster mitigation, and vulnerability to––and displacement from––shocks all around the world.
Publication by Test, Test
Fri, Dec 18, 2020
Within two months of initiating a COVID-19 emergency response program, nearly 4,500 people received critical food rations along with seedlings for mobile garden kits that would yield fresh vegetables and greens in as little as three weeks.
Tue, Dec 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected migrant farmworker communities across the United States and around the world. Despite this threat to their health, farmworkers continue their work on the front lines, planting and harvesting the crops that feed our country.
Blog by Rebecca Scheurer