America Adapts Podcast: Record-Breaking Heatwaves and More

I joined Doug Parsons on the latest America Adapts Podcast episode to discuss the record-breaking Southwest and Pacific Northwest/Western Canada heatwaves in June 2021, as well as thermal equity, why we shouldn’t shame indoor cooling, considerations in the naming and ranking heatwaves discussion, how we can improve media coverage of extreme heat events, my new Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat (PIRSH) research project, and the latest developments in how cities are planning for heat resilience.

Listen at: Extreme Heat in the News, Naming Heat Waves, Thermal Equity and more with Dr. Ladd Keith

Heat-related resources I mentioned in the episode: