Director, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships
Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution
Senior Advisor, Arsht-Rock
Senior Advisor, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative
Thu, Nov 10, 2022
Arsht-Rock Announces Felipe Calderón, Former President of Mexico, as First Global Ambassador for Heat Action at COP27
Arsht-Rock announced that Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón will be the first-ever Global Ambassador for Heat Action to advance heat adaptation at an international scale.
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.
Wed, Nov 9, 2022
Arsht-Rock Announces the Cool Capital Stack: A $750 million Investment Pipeline to Protect the World from Extreme Heat
Arsht-Rock announces the Cool Capital Stack at COP27 to address the urgent climate crisis of extreme heat with an aggregation of projects and technologies to protect people and local economies.
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
Thu, Oct 6, 2022
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — 7 October, 2022
Wed, Sep 21, 2022
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.
Mon, Jul 25, 2022
A severe heat wave isgripping Seville today with temperatures expected to exceed 42° C for the next several days.
Wed, Jun 29, 2022
UN-Habitat and Arsht-Rock made the announcement under the framework of a collaboration to address the impact of extreme urban heat.
Thu, Jun 23, 2022
Arsht-Rock's health impact-based categorizing and naming system highlights the dangerous effects of heat on human health by anchoring public awareness campaigns to a tiered category system. The categories indicate how dangerous the heat is on any given day, helping governments and other stakeholders take informed actions to reduce heat-related deaths and illnesses.