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Heat.gov to be Showcased as a Side Event at COP27 3 November 2022

Heat.gov to be Showcased as a Side Event at COP27

Showcasing the Heat.gov portal, housed under NOAA's CPO, provides a one-stop hub on heat and health for the U.S. and is a priority of President Biden’s National Climate Task Force and its Interagency Working Group on Extreme Heat. 

NIHHIS to Host Webinar on the 2022 Urban Heat Island Campaign Mapping Results 3 November 2022

NIHHIS to Host Webinar on the 2022 Urban Heat Island Campaign Mapping Results

The Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign program is a signature program of NIHHIS, and the results from the mapping campaigns can be used to inform decision makers and implement cooling solutions across the US.

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition 3 November 2022

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition

This methodology, extended from the original Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard (PIRS) approach, enables communities to understand their net impact on heat resilience planning and policies to see where they are reducing heat and also where they may be adding to the problem.

Event Recap: Montgomery County Urban Heat Island (UHI) Mapping Campaign 12 August 2022

Event Recap: Montgomery County Urban Heat Island (UHI) Mapping Campaign

On August 7th, more than 100 volunteers in Montgomery County, MD participated in the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) “Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign”.

NIHHIS Launches Heat.gov 28 July 2022

NIHHIS Launches Heat.gov

On July 26th, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) launched a new portal, Heat.gov, to provide the public and community decision makers with clear, timely, and science-based information to understand and reduce the health risks of extreme heat.

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