What do chief heat officers mean for climate change - and why does this new role matter?

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An increasing number of people are appointing chief heat officers in cities. Image: UNSPLASH/Piotr Chrobot

Kayleigh Bateman
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Chief heat officers are being recruited due to climate change. Dasht-e Loot, Iran has the hottest recorded ground temperature on earth. Image: Statista

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