I did an interview with Mark Brodie on Phoenix NPR affiliate, 91.5 KJZZ’s The Show, where we discussed the Urban Land Institute’s Scorched: Extreme Heat and Real Estate report and how more cities and developers are taking extreme heat as a climate risk seriously.
Matthew Roach, Epidemiology Program Manager at Arizona Department of Health Services, joined us to discuss Arizona’s Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) portal on heat risk factors and heat illness. The EPHT has data from national and local sources to view both environmental and health outcome data in one easily accessible place.
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Given the urgency of the climate crisis, we must consider multiple ways of communicating climate change so that people of all backgrounds can find ways into the global conversation. Hear from experts in science, culture and communication about how they successfully reach vastly different audiences. Discover how panelists give narrative shape to the climate crisis to reach decision-makers in cities of different sizes and political leanings, different consumers of cli-fi (climate fiction) novels and films, from activists to literature fans to scientists, and listeners of climate adaptation stories across the podcast medium. Learn how these climate crisis narratives meet and differ, how to navigate hope v despair through storytelling, and how to be a more effective climate communicator.
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