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Biden-Harris Administration announces $5 million funding opportunity to help communities address extreme heat through Investing in America Agenda

Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced a $5 million funding opportunity through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help communities address extreme heat, which is growing in intensity due to the climate crisis and affecting millions of Americans.

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CAP/RISA and AdSci are the focus of the third installment of the Extreme Heat Risk Webinar series, “Decision Support Research on Climate-Sensitive Health Risks”

The NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) Climate and Societal Interaction (CSI) division’s results of their heat related projects are highlighted in the third webinar in the series.

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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.

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IRAP-funded study provides new recommendations for increasing the reach and effectiveness of heat risk education and warning messaging

This research analyzed focus group responses to better understand the context for heat health warning systems and help incorporate stakeholder needs and interests into future management.

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NIHHIS & Extreme Heat Risk Initiative Research Results Webinar Series Launches on September 13

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.

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NIDIS and NIHHIS to Co-Host 2022 U.S. Drought and Heat Webinars for the West and Southern Plains

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.

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RISA Planning Activity Grantee to Host a Workshop on Heat + Housing + Health Equity Across the Southeastern U.S.

The workshop, funded as part of a NOAA RISA planning grant to establish a regional “Heat + Housing + Health Equity Network” for the Southeastern U.S., will be held on June 23.

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