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Cover of PAS Report 600, Planning for Urban Heat Resilience

Planning for Urban Heat Resilience

PAS Report 600

Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, and rising global temperatures will only increase its impacts. This PAS Report shows planners how to help their communities achieve greater resiliency by proactively and equitably managing and mitigating heat across the many systems and sectors it affects.

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PAS published its first Information Report in 1949. To celebrate this history, we have made available a wealth of past issues from the archives. We hope you enjoy these fascinating snapshots of planning issues of yesteryear.

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