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Silent Killer: The Rising Problem of Extreme Heat in the U.S.

Subcommittee on Environment Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Online via videoconferencing and 2318 Rayburn

Opening Statements

Chairwoman Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) of the Subcommittee on Environment

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)


Dr. Vivek Shandas, Ph.D., Professor, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Founder and Director, Sustaining Urban Places Research Lab, Portland State University [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Melissa Guardaro, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Healthy Urban Environments & Knowledge Exchange for Resilience, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, Arizona State University [Truth in Testimony]

Mr. Shimon Elkabetz, CEO, Co-Founder, [Truth in Testimony]

Dr. Aaron Bernstein, MD, MPH, Interim Director, The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Pediatrician, Boston Children’s Hospital, Fellow, Adrienne Arsht - Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center [Truth in Testimony]