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Healthy Urban Environments

Healthy Urban Environments

Healthy Urban Environments

Healthy Urban Environments is a collaborative initiative which combines the power of Arizona State University’s entrepreneurship, research and innovation infrastructure with partnership, support and collaboration from Maricopa County and its communities.

Read all about it: HUE projects media coverage

HUE’s sponsored projects have been making significant contributions in our communities. Here is a selection of local and national media coverage HUE projects have received.

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Extreme Heat and Public Health Podcast

Extreme Heat and Public Health Podcast

Jennifer Vanos, a HUE partner and Assistant Professor at the School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures, and Rachel Braun, a Postdoctoral Research Associate with HUE, have been featured in Come Rain or Shine podcast produced by the SW Climate Adaptation Science Center (SW CASC) and the USDA Southwest Climate Hub to talk about the impacts of...

Silent killer: The rising problem of extreme heat in the U.S.

Congratulations to Melissa Guardaro, PhD, a HUE member, Knowledge Exchange for Resilience and Assistant Research Professor at the Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, for testifying in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing on the rising problem of extreme heat in the U.S. U.S. House Testimony

How America’s Hottest City is Innovating to Survive | Weathered

Phoenix heat was the topic of discussion in the latest episode of PBS' 'Weathered', a show that helps explain the most common natural disasters, what causes them, how they’re changing, and what we can do to prepare. This episode features ASU researchers and HUE affiliates Mikhail Chester, Ariane Middel and David Hondula. "Perhaps no place...