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.
CDC Guidance: COVID-19 and Cooling Centers
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided interim guidance for federal, state, local, and tribal jurisdictions considering opening or operating cooling centers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global Heat Health Information Network: Forum 2020
The 2nd Global Forum on Heat and Health will now take place in 2021 (dates to be announced). In lieu of the in-person event, virtual dialogues will be held on the original dates and topics, a series of online Masterclasses will be offered by leading experts, and other periodic activities are being planned. The Forum will review progress on the priorities established in Hong Kong at the First Global Forum on Heat and Health in 2018, raise awareness of the urgent need to protect populations from extreme heat in a warming world, and set out ambitious new targets to protect workers and cities from extreme heat exposure.