Scorched: Extreme Heat Resilience and Real Estate

I’ll be speaking about the causes and impacts of extreme heat on the Urban Land Institute (ULI) members-only Extreme Heat Resilience and Real Estate webinar on August 7, 2019 at 12-1pm ET. ULI members can register now for the webinar. This webinar is part of the launch of ULI’s new report, Scorched: Extreme Heat and… Continue reading Scorched: Extreme Heat Resilience and Real Estate

Increasing the Resilience of Miami’s Downtown and Urban Waterfront

I chaired a week-long Urban Land Institute (ULI) Advisory Service Panel, June 2 – 7, 2019, on increasing the resilience of Miami‚Äôs downtown and urban waterfronts to sea level rise, urban flooding, and extreme heat. The panel was sponsored by the City of Miami and the Miami Downtown Development Authority, with the goal of developing… Continue reading Increasing the Resilience of Miami’s Downtown and Urban Waterfront

Interview with KJZZ’s The Show on Urban Heat Island Mapping

I had the opportunity to share my CLIMAS urban heat island mapping research with Mark Brodie of Phoenix radio station 91.5 KJZZ’s The Show. We discussed the current state of urban heat island map and their uses in urban planning, including the challenges and opportunities in improving their use to increase heat resilience in cities.… Continue reading Interview with KJZZ’s The Show on Urban Heat Island Mapping

America Adapts: End-of-the-Year Holiday Special

I joined Doug Parsons, the America Adapts host and Shaun Martin, Senior Director, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience at WWF, for the third annual holiday special episode! We discussed our top climate stories, favorite America Adapts episode, and the state of climate adaptation in 2018. Listen to the episode on the America Adapts website, Spotify,… Continue reading America Adapts: End-of-the-Year Holiday Special

B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments – Fully Online

The B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments degree program that I lead at The University of Arizona now has two emphasis areas – Sustainable Buildings and Sustainable Real Estate Development – that can be taken fully online! The university made the video below highlighting the learning experiences of the online degree with myself and fellow faculty… Continue reading B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments – Fully Online