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Job Opportunity with NIHHIS - Open until 17 May 2021 17 April 2021

Job Opportunity with NIHHIS - Open until 17 May 2021

UCAR is hiring a Climate and Health Program Specialist to work on Extreme Heat Issues

This position will focus on the extreme heat and health activities of the Climate and Health portfolio, working as a member of both the Extreme Heat Risk Initiative and the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS). 

This position will be located at the NOAA Climate Program Office in Silver Spring, MD.

NIHHIS & NOAA Viz Lab Launch UHI Map Viewer to Support Summer Mapping Campaigns 13 April 2021

NIHHIS & NOAA Viz Lab Launch UHI Map Viewer to Support Summer Mapping Campaigns

Story Map enables quick access to and visualization of CAPA Heat Watch data and maps

New course for clinicians on climate change and human health 28 January 2021

New course for clinicians on climate change and human health

Course focuses on heat and health in urban areas in session 3

A new clinician-focused webinar series, titled "Climate Change and Human Health" organized by Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) with contributions from several NIHHIS partners, is now open for registration.  The purpose of this 7-week course, which runs from Feb. 17 - April 7, 2021, is to help clinicians and other medical professionals better understand the ways in which climate variability and change impact human health and health care facilities. Another goal is to help clinicians become more conversant in climate science and climate-related impacts so that they may integrate climate science information into their communications with patients as well as their long-term resilience planning for their facilities.

2020 Heat Watch Campaigns Progressing, Innovating 24 July 2020

2020 Heat Watch Campaigns Progressing, Innovating

Throughout the summer, innovations from each of the 2020 Heat Watch cohort cities will be highlighted via NIHHIS and the Heat Beat Newsletter and shared for learning between campaign teams.

New Podcast: Can't Take the Heat 14 July 2020

New Podcast: Can't Take the Heat

GHHIN & NIHHIS Partner: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

The 'Can't Take the Heat' podcast explores how people will adapt to a warming world. Host Roop Singh approaches the biggest challenges posed by climate change, like more intense and frequent heatwaves, from a humanitarian perspective. How will the impacts of climate change affect people around the world? What are the big solutions that are in the works? How do we make them happen? The podcast features experts from around the world including leading scientists developing climate solutions, and humanitarian volunteers telling stories of climate change from the frontlines of disasters.

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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.