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Dr. Venkat is questioned by Megan McCallister at the Daily Bruin for article on recent LA heat wave (11/07/2022)

Interview with Nina Lakhani for The Guardian for article (09/04/2023)

Opinion: Understanding the effects of extreme heat in a warming world↗

The Heat Lab’s Sofia Sabra, Jason Sutedja, and Dr. Venkat are featured in this Daily Bruin Op-Ed (08/11/2023)

 Interview with Lucia Sol Miguel for La Nación (Argentina) on heat in cities (07/25/2023)

Climate change means hotter summers. Here’s how to prepare↗

Listen to Dr. Venkat interviewed for NPR in Santa Monica (07/12/2023)

Check out Dr. Venkat in this television interview with Spectrum Network’s Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen about extreme heat in Los Angeles (31:59-38:51) (08/30/2022)

Dr. Venkat is featured in an interview with Leila Okahata at the Daily Bruin for article on reducing heat-related deaths in LA (04/17/2022)

Story by Travis Schlepp at KTLA 5 for article (11/06/2023)

Interview with Joseph Winters for article on food truck workers and heat exposure in Grist (08/28/2023)

Interview with Akielly Hu about extreme heat and loneliness (08/08/2023)

Interview with Li Cohen at CBS News Digital about extreme heat and exercise (07/25/2023)

Cities have long planned for extreme heat, but is it enough in a warming world ↗

Dr. Venkat and our own Food Truck Audit team is featured in this PBS News Hour article (07/09/2023)

Op-Ed: How Historic redlining led to extreme heat in the Watts community ↗

Our own Dr. Venkat was published in the LA Times featuring the research collected by the Watts team (07/27/2022)

California heat waves break records, set dangerous precedent

Read this interview with Noah Danesh and Dr. Venkat at the Daily Bruin for their article on heat waves (07/24/2021)

Our food truck team’s feature in UCLA media is highlighted in this newsroom release (11/02/2023)

Interview with Elizabeth Weise at USA Today for article (09/23/2023)

Opinion: L.A. loves food trucks. With more heat waves, they can be dangerous for people working in them

Our own Sofia Sabra, Jason Sutedja, & Olivia Toledo were published in the LA Times based on the research collected by the Food Truck Audit team (08/11/2023)

Interview with Nicole Comstock at CBS News/K-CAL News Los Angeles about extreme heat and exercise (07/25/2023)

Check out this interview with Melina Walling at Associated Press about urban heat response (07/08/2023)

Dr. Venkat is interviewed with Susan Matthews for episode of Subverse Podcast about his research. (06/20/2022)