Director of the Heat Policy Innovation Hub at Duke’s Nicholas Institute Ashley Ward spoke with 97.9 The Hill’s Andrew Stuckey on Thursday, February 8. She discussed a recent roundtable discussion and some of the takeaways, including the need to make it easier for regular citizens to access data collected by government agencies, and more.

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