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Dr. Spinrad announces that NOAA and community partners will map heat inequities in 14 communities and two international cities

NOAA will provide funding to CAPA Strategies to support the Urban Heat Island mapping campaigns, a flagship NIHHIS program, to map the hottest part of communities across the country and internationally. NIHHIS is a featured program of the Climate Program Office.

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CPO-funded American Planning Association Book: Planning for Urban Heat Resilience

This is the authoritative text for planners on the issue of urban heat island resilience, and it was funded by the Extreme Heat Risk Initiative of CPO.

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Applications now being accepted for 2022 Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaigns

The National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) and CAPA Strategies are now accepting applications from organizations interested in participating in the 2022 cohort of the Urban Heat Island (UHI) mapping campaigns. Over the past four years, more than three dozen cities across the United States. have participated in the UHI campaign program to map

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How are heat waves over Yangtze River valley associated with atmospheric quasi-biweekly oscillation?

A recently published study on mechanisms for predicting heat waves in China is an important contribution to the field of extreme heat, a well known public health issue for the entire globe.

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White House Webinar: Building Community Preparedness to Extreme Heat

On May 26, 2016 at 2pm EDT, the National Security Council and the Office of Science and Technology Policy held a webinar focused on building community preparedness to extreme heat – which populations are most vulnerable, and what information, tools, and other resources are available to manage heat risk – many of which will be featured on the interagency National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) upon its launch on May 22nd.

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CPO’s Hunter Jones delivers keynote on Climate and Extreme Heat at Design for Risk Reduction Symposium in NYC

On November 12, CPO’s Hunter Jones joined over 30 urban climatologists, architects, planners, and emergency management & public health practitioners to address an estimated 200 audience members, in New York City for the symposium: “Extreme Heat: Hot Cities – Adapt­ing to a Hot­ter World.”

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