The web news video show Huffington Post Rise recently profiled AdaptNY’s Harlem Heat Project in a two-and-a-half-minute video that features an interviews with participants from our community-based partner in the project.
In the clip, West Harlem resident Shaun Williams, who hosts one of our heat index sensors in his home, shares his experience of high heat. Also, Huffington Post spoke with policy expert Aurash Kharwarzad of our partner WE ACT for Environmental Justice. Kharwarzad explains the urban heat island effect and its health impacts on city residents, as well as the workings of the sensor and our participatory research project, and possible solutions to the heat challenge.
View the video here: