Vice President, North America, Public Sector Solutions at Swiss Re
Young Global Professional
Program Assistant and Coordinator
Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone
Director, Strategy, Finance, and Operations
Tue, Jun 21, 2022
proMETEO Seville, developed in collaboration with Arsht-Rock and a network of meteorological, scientific and academic partners links weather forecasts to health outcomes.
Mon, May 23, 2022
As Temperatures Rise, New Tool Empowers Cities to Address Extreme Heat, Build Climate Resilient Urban Communities
Today, during the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting at Davos, likeminded organizations launched a new, online tool to help cities organize action to counter the rising heat.
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
Mon, Dec 6, 2021
The first-ever online tool maps both climate risk and social vulnerability across every state in the continental US and highlights successful climate resilience interventions in 10 stand-out cities.
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
Mon, Oct 18, 2021
Mayor Juan Espadas, in partnership with the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, commits to developing methodology for heat wave naming and categorization, beginning in 2022.
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.