Can the first US 'chief heat officer' build a model for future resilience?

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The chief heat officer’s responsibilities include education, disaster response training and infrastructure that considers extreme heat alongside other public health safety considerations

2021 has been a scorching year for extreme heat events across North America - cities across the usually temperate Pacific Northwest reached temperatures as high as 117 degrees Fahrenheit in July. Across...

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