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

Op-Ed: Cities must plan for heat resilience now

With the increased attention to extreme heat events after the U.S. Southwest and then U.S. Pacific Northwest and Canadian heatwaves in June 2021, I wrote an op-ed piece on the urgent need to plan for heat resilience with Sara Meerow for the Reuters Thomson Foundation. A few short exceprts: Summer just started in the Northern… Continue reading Op-Ed: Cities must plan for heat resilience now