2020 Heat Mapping CAMPAIGN Data & REPORTS
CIty of Houston HEAT initiatives
Extreme Heat Takeaways: By 2050, if we do not curb our greenhouse gas emissions globally, we can expect...
the hottest day of summer will be 7 degrees warmer than today,
there will be 22 more days that exceed 100°F,
there will be 50 more nights that exceed 80°F, and
summers overall will be 55 days longer than today.
HARRIS COUNTY HEAT INITIATIVES
Their Extreme Heat Vulnerability Assessment is the first of several climate vulnerability assessments the Climate Program has planned. Communities with the most exposure, the highest population sensitivity, and the least ability to adapt will be identified as the highest priority for public health interventions.
harc's heat Initiatives
A Vegetative View: Mapping Harris County's Tree Canopy
New Research Study to Build on H3AT Data
The Desert Research Institute (DRI) and the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) announce the launch of a comprehensive extreme heat risk modeling project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study and predict the risk of extreme heat within coastal communities.
Related research, Projects, and case studies
Houston Region Heat Research and Tools
Houston Area Urban Heat Reduction and Relief Activities
Tree Strategy Implementation Group - helping to implement the Resilient Houston Plan’s 4.6 Million new native Trees by 2030 Goal