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.
This webinar series will provide the first public look at early outcomes from the 5 Extreme Heat Risk Initiative awards currently underway as well as research outcomes focused on heat from across the CPO portfolio.
Climate change is fueling long-term drought and extreme heat in the West and Southern Plains. These July webinars will provide the latest information on conditions and outlooks as well as the serious impacts to diverse sectors of the economy and communities.
The Climate and Health Outlook from HHS & NOAA, which launched on May 6, serves as a resource to help people, health professionals, and communities protect individual and community health impacted by climate events.
For additional information about heat health and the NIHHIS, access our briefing sheet.
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Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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