Urban Heat Islands

  On October 25th, 2018, WE ACT’s Co-Founder & Executive Director Peggy Shepard participated in Extreme Heat Events in Cities: Societal Impacts and Solutions, a panel discussion at Columbia University sponsored by the Earth Institute’s Climate Adaption Initiative. The event
Peggy Shepard in the Manhattan Times – October 31, 2018
In the wake of the 2018 United Nations climate report, WE ACT’s Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Cynthia Herrera was interviewed by Grist regarding the impact of increased extreme heat events on communities of color. Read the Article
Cynthia Herrera in Grist – October 10, 2018
In this July 11, 2018 Grist article on the impact of extreme heat, WE ACT’s Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator Stephan Roundtree, Jr. discusses the work we are doing to help New Yorkers learn about and locate neighborhood cooling centers during
Stephan Roundtree, Jr. in Grist – July 11, 2018

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