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.
A CPO-supported study projected substantially higher heat-related mortality under RCP 8.5 and substantially reduced deaths under RCP 4.5 in New York City through the 21st century.
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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