Climate and Heat: Trends, Health Impacts, and Risks
This one-hour webinar featured climate-related temperature trends particularly related to extreme heat and urban heat, human health effects, social vulnerability, and risks (happening now and looking into the future). The presentation highlighted information on observed U.S. trends from EPA’s Climate Change Indicators and future conditions based on EPA’s Climate Impacts and Risk Analysis efforts. The presentation featured recent science on extreme heat and health impacts including from the U.S. Global Change Research Program and EPA research on climate vulnerability and heat islands.
- Victoria Ludwig, National Program Manager, Heat Island Reduction Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Mike Kolian, Physical Scientist/Climate Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- Marcus Sarofim, Physical Scientist/Climate Analyst, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency