The Extreme Heat Network is an interdisciplinary community of research and practice on the causes, impacts, and strategies to increase resilience to extreme heat. Please contact us if you would like to get involved.
Planning for Extreme Heat Survey
Our collaborative research team from the University of Arizona and Arizona State University is studying how planning professionals address extreme heat. Our goal is to survey planning professionals from a wide range of U.S. communities to better understand how extreme heat risk perceptions, current planning activities, and barriers to action vary across the country. This information will be useful for practitioners and researchers in the effort to create more extreme heat resilient communities.
America Adapts Podcast on Extreme Heat
Ladd Keith, PhD was a guest on the America Adapts podcast and discusses the contributors to extreme heat including climate change and the urban heat island effect; the impacts of extreme heat on public health, strategies that cities are using to increase their resilience; and more how urban planning is addressing climate change as a discipline.