Preparing Public Health Officials for Climate Change: A Decision Support Tool

Source

Authors

Four Twenty Seven and Argos Analytics

Published

2018

Description

This technical report from California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment advance the understanding of what types of heat waves pose public health risks for communities across California and examines how the frequency and severity of local heat waves are expected to change over time do to climate change. The report also provides a description of the methods, findings, and limitations behind the building of an online interactive tool, the California Heat Assessment Tool (CHAT) that supports the inclusion of extreme heat considerations into long-term policy and planning decisions throughout California.

Climate Impact Tags

Temperature

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 1: Define, Explore, and Initiate Phase 2: Assess Vulnerability Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

Data and tools Scientific study

Topics

Extent: California

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Last updated: July 5, 2022