Watch Now: Mitigating Extreme Heat in a Changing Climate

May 6, 2021 | ,  

Heat map from 80F to 120F of Southern California
Map of land surface temperatures throughout Los Angeles County on Aug. 14, 2020 during a heat wave. | NASA/JPL-Caltech

 

Mitigating Extreme Heat in a Changing Climate

A CCST Expert Briefing

Held Tue. May 18th

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The California Council on Science and Technology hosted a panel discussion with experts on how extreme heat impacts Californians and ways to equitably mitigate this increasingly common climate-related disaster. Presented in partnership with the office of Assemblymember Luz Rivas.

 

Moderator:

Kate Gordon
Governor’s Senior Policy Advisor on Climate
Director
Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

 

Panelists:

Glynn Hulley
NASA JPL
Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems

 

Sumanjeet Kaur
Berkeley Lab
Energy Technologies

 

R. Jisung Park
UCLA
Luskin School of Public Affairs

 

Watch “In-Brief”:

 

Flyer with title and panelists for the briefing and a heat map of southern California image.
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About the California Council on Science and Technology
The California Council on Science and Technology is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established via the California State Legislature — making California’s policies stronger with science and technology since 1988. We engage leading experts in science and technology to advise State policymakers — ensuring that California policy is strengthened and informed by scientific knowledge, research, and innovation.

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