American Planning Association: Urban Heat Resilience

I’m happy to share the American Planning Association (APA)’s Planning Advisory Service (PAS) QuickNotes #95 on Urban Heat Resilience written by myself and Sara Meerow is now available! In this PAS QuickNotes we explain trends in increasing extreme heat risk, describe the concept of heat resilience, and provide an overview of heat mitigation and management… Continue reading American Planning Association: Urban Heat Resilience

University of Arizona Panel on Urban Heat Resilience

I was joined by several colleagues at the University of Arizona on a Wonder at Home panel to discuss urban heat resilience and its relevance in urban planning, public health, and housing: Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the U.S., yet receives far less attention than other climate risks. In this panel discussion,… Continue reading University of Arizona Panel on Urban Heat Resilience

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… Continue reading America Adapts Podcast: Record-Breaking Heatwaves and More