Extreme Heat Network Webinar with Matthew Roach

Heat-Health Information on Arizona’s Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) Portal Matthew Roach, Epidemiology Program Manager at Arizona Department of Health Services, joined our Extreme Heat Network webinar series 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… Continue reading Extreme Heat Network Webinar with Matthew Roach

Extreme Heat Network Webinar with Mead Mier

Lessons from the Tucson Region’s Urban Heat Island Map 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… Continue reading Extreme Heat Network Webinar with Mead Mier

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’s 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