Extreme Heat Network Webinar with Daphne Lundi

Daphne Lundi joined our Extreme Heat Network webinar series to discuss New York City’s efforts to increase resilience to extreme heat. She discussed Cool Neighborhoods NYC, the city’s heat adaptation plan, and updating building regulations and zoning regulations with heat in mind.

Daphne Lundi is Senior Policy Advisor with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Resiliency. Her work focuses on implementing programs that strengthen and prepare NYC communities against climate change impacts. Prior to that, she was an urban planner at the NYC Department of City Planning focused on climate resilience and neighborhood planning.

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Extreme Heat Network webinar with Matthew Roach

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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Extreme Heat Network webinar with Mead Mier

Mead Mier, Sustainability Coordinator with Pima Association of Governments, joined our Extreme Heat Network webinar series to discuss her experiences with PAG’s Green Infrastructure Prioritization Tool, which hosts the Tucson region’s urban heat island map, and explains how the map is being used in decision-making to help increase heat resilience.

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