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A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, right here on the America Adapts podcast.

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A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, right here on the America Adapts podcast.

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Wonderful podcast focused on climate adaptation!

By Brian Ettlaing - Feb 10 2020
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I have been listening podcast for months now. I find it to be very informative promoting the conversation how we should prepare to adapt to climate change with the interviews with top climate policy adaptation experts, climate advocates, etc. Host Doug Parsons does a great job!

Vital podcast for those interested in climate change and adaptation

By M Isles - Jan 19 2019
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Vital podcast for those interested in climate change and adaptation

iTunes Ratings

111 Ratings
Average Ratings
93
5
6
3
4

Wonderful podcast focused on climate adaptation!

By Brian Ettlaing - Feb 10 2020
Read more
I have been listening podcast for months now. I find it to be very informative promoting the conversation how we should prepare to adapt to climate change with the interviews with top climate policy adaptation experts, climate advocates, etc. Host Doug Parsons does a great job!

Vital podcast for those interested in climate change and adaptation

By M Isles - Jan 19 2019
Read more
Vital podcast for those interested in climate change and adaptation
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America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast

Latest release on Jun 01, 2020

All 113 episodes from oldest to newest

Talking Climate Adaptation with The Walton Family Foundation’s Environment Program with Dr. Moira McDonald

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In episode 113 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Moira McDonald of The Walton Family Foundation. Moira shares the focus of the foundation, with an emphasis on Louisiana coastal planning, wetland restoration and the role of the Mississippi River in adaptation. We also discuss strategic planning at a foundation; integrating adaptation into conservation planning and the challenges of risk taking for a foundation. Moira also discusses the role of the foundation in local community planning and much more!

Topics covered:

  • Learn about the Walton Family Foundation’s Environment program.
  • Discussion on their work in the Mississippi delta.
  • The Mississippi is a unique resource for adaptation to help with flood mitigation and restoration.
  • How the foundation chooses to invest in local communities.
  • Discussion on if foundations are too conservative in how they fund projects.
  • Risk taking versus prudent grant making – finding a middle ground.
  • The Foundation’s upcoming strategic plan.

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

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Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @WaltonFamilyFdn

Links in this episode:https://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org/about-us/staff/moira-mcdonald https://www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org/our-work/environment https://morningconsult.com/opinions/farmers-poised-tackle-climate-change-with-technology-innovation/ https://www.ourfuturecoast.org/#intro https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cargill-farming-climatechange/cargill-led-fund-to-pay-u-s-farmers-for-carbon-capture-exchange-credits-idUSKCN21R1GE?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWkRRNFpXRXpOamM1TkRJeSIsInQiOiJvREk4UkpzRU1nZ1wvSHFoTURGdE9UTHI5MHNydUxkNzYyelFZcGsxS3IxMTdBU2lVa2tcL3pcL0RKM1BEYnVScytNYzV3eHFyWVBMUFIwdzE3M2MyNVwvWnZrYkxLMWFMUUFyXC8xTXJ2Y3VHOHRzYzRoQ2dPRFwvUVV3ck5Jd3JWR2wxNiJ9

Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about

America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Podcast here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Podcast on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Jun 01 2020

50mins

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Dr. Michael Mann: The Climate Knight Rises – Australia Bushfires + Covid19 + Climate Denialism + Michael Moore’s new Anti-Environment movie and much more!

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In episode 112 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts for the third time, famed climatologist Dr. Michael Mann. Mike comes on to discuss his recent sabbatical in Sydney, Australia, just as the bushfires raged out of control. We discuss the conservative media in Australia and how the continent is uniquely susceptible to the impacts of climate change. We also discuss how the anti-science response to the Covid19 pandemic mirrors much of what he’s encountered in the climate denial movement. We also briefly discuss Michael Moore’s anti-green energy movie. Great conversation with the famed ‘hockey stick’ scientist!   

Topics covered:

  • Mann on sabbatical in Australia!
  • On location in the middle of the Australia Bushfires.
  • How Covid19 is related to climate denialism.
  • How Michael Moore’s new anti-environment movie is so dangerous.
  • Rupert Murdoch anti-climate media in Oz.
  • Mann just elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences!

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts.

Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @MichaelEMann

Links in this episode: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/02/australia-your-country-is-burning-dangerous-climate-change-is-here-with-you-now https://news.psu.edu/story/617687/2020/04/28/research/mann-elected-national-academy-sciences

Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Podcast here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Podcast on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

May 18 2020

51mins

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Racially just Adaptation + Urban Planning and Climate Inequities + Fate of 100 Resilient Cities and much more with Dr. Linda Shi

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In episode 111 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Linda Shi, an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University.  Doug and Linda talk about coastal development and adaptation economics; what happened to the 100 Resilient Cities Initiatives; urban inequality; racially just adaptation; transformative adaptation and much more!

Topics covered:

  • Issues for equity, adaptation, and climate change
  • Urban planning and climate justice.
  • Spatial inequality
  • Coastal development and adaptation economics
  • “Racially just Adaptation”
  • Real estate vulnerability
  • Climate Adaptation Plans can worsen urban vulnerability
  • Transformative adaptation
  • What happened to the 100 Resilient Cities Initiative?
  • What is an adaptation professional?
  • The lack of university level adaptation programs

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts.

Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org https://twitter.com/_lindashi?lang=en

Links in this episode: https://www.thenatureofcities.com/2016/06/19/climate-adaptation-plans-can-worsen-unequal-urban-vulnerability/ https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/05/opinion/fiscal-challenges-climate-change/ https://aap.cornell.edu/people/linda-shi https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1078087419910827 https://urbanaffairsreview.com/2020/03/03/from-progressive-cities-to-resilient-cities-lessons-from-history-for-new-debates-in-equitable-adaptation-to-climate-change/

Heat of the Moment podcast https://www.climateinvestmentfunds.org/news/podcast-heat-moment

Paper by Gabriel Henderson Governing the Hazards of Climate:  The Development of the National Climate Program Act, 1977–1981 https://hsns.ucpress.edu/content/46/2/207

Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about

America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

May 05 2020

1hr 1min

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Adapting to Climate Change during a Pandemic + Bonus - Early Adaptation Legislation in the 1970s

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In episode 110 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts two adaptation professionals, Shaun Martin of World Wildlife Fund and Emily Wasley of WSP to discuss how they are focusing on their jobs during a pandemic. Both share the changes in their work environment and how they are able to maintain their adaptation efforts in these trying times. Also, Dr. Gabriel Henderson comes on to share a paper he wrote that looks at early efforts to develop climate adaptation legislation during the Carter administration. Learn how these early efforts at resilience inform what we are seeing today in the adaptation space.

Topics covered:

  • Interview with Shaun Martin of World Wildlife Fund on how his adaptation program is responding to the pandemic.
  • How ‘flattening the curve’ for Covid-19 can be applied to climate change.
  • Emily Wasley of WSP discusses how she’s responding to the pandemic and how WSP is continuing their adaptation work.
  • Gabriel Henderson discusses a paper he published looking at the early history of climate resilience/adaptation that was proposed the late 1970s!
  • Discussion of how early efforts at resilience planning informed later adaptation efforts.

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https://www.cimpatico.com/about https://cimpatico.com/dougparsons This episode was sponsored by the Capture Club. More info here: www.thecapture.club/teams Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts.

Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @wsp @WWF

Links in this episode: Emily Wasley https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-wasley-cc-p-cmap-b0561a4/ https://www.wsp.com/en-US Shaun Martin https://www.worldwildlife.org/experts/shaun-martin

Gabriel Henderson https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielhenderson2/

Article on coronavirus by Emily Wasley https://www.wsp.com/en-US/insights/2020-covid-19-out-of-pandemic-transformational-resilience Flattening the Curve Graphic https://www.law.nyu.edu/centers/state-impact/press-publications/expert-commentary/flatten-climate-curve

538 Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fivethirtyeight-elections/id1077418457

Paper by Gabriel Henderson Governing the Hazards of Climate:  The Development of the National Climate Program Act, 1977–1981 https://hsns.ucpress.edu/content/46/2/207

Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Apple Podcasts! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Apr 20 2020

44mins

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Christiana Figueres: The Future We Choose, Coronavirus and Climate Change, the state of the Paris Climate Accords, adaptation and much more!

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In episode 109 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts climate legend Christiana Figueres, head of Global Optimism and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Doug and Christiana talk about the coronavirus and what lessons the climate movement can learn from the pandemic response; what’s next for the Paris Climate Accords; can the US jump back in after the election; Christiana’s political family history in Costa Rica and much more!

Topics covered:

  • Christiana under coronavirus lock down.
  • What’s happening with the Paris climate accords...global emissions are way down due to pandemic.
  • What can climate movement learn from the coronavirus response.
  • Status of the United States and the Paris accords and what could happen after the Presidential election.
  • Christiana discusses her new book: The Future We Choose
  • Did the Paris Accords factor in adaptation?
  • Christiana’s family history in Costa Rica: Her father was President who famously abolished the military; her brother was President in the 1990s.

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts.

Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org @CFigueres @GlobalOptimism

Links in this episode: https://christianafigueres.com/#/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christiana_Figueres https://twitter.com/CFigueres?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/623543/the-future-we-choose-by-christiana-figueres-and-tom-rivett-carnac/ https://www.amazon.com/Future-We-Choose-Surviving-Climate/dp/0525658351/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Father of Christna Figueres, and President of Costa Rica who abolished the military https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Figueres_Ferrer

Lyceum Educational Podcastshttps://www.lyceum.fm/about America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

 For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Apr 06 2020

52mins

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Impacts of Rising Heat on Labor Markets and Public Education with Dr. Jisung Park of UCLA

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In episode 108 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Jisung Park, assistant professor at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA.  The two talk about Jisung’s research, showing how increased temperatures can negatively impact student academic performance. Also, rising temperatures can lower worker productively, seriously impacting the labor market. As the world warms, what will that mean for the world’s economy. We also discuss the positives and negatives of adaptation solutions (air conditioning) to these emerging problems. Jisung also shares how UCLA is training the next generation of adaptation professionals.

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Topics covered:

  • Rising temperatures and what it means for labor and education.
  • How does it impact labor market and the world’s economy.
  • How do students perform with increased heat?
  • What are the legal dangers of not providing an appropriate learning environment for students.
  • How does air conditioning help with these problems and how it increases the overall climate problem.
  • Will adaptation lead to labor automation?
  • Adaptation at UCLA and opportunities for students.

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

Subscribe/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts.

Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org Links in this episode: https://luskin.ucla.edu/person/jisung-park https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/rise-in-temperatures-decreases-productivity-study-says/article27573438/ https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/11/opinion/sunday/temperatures-rise-and-were-cooked.html https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/07/16/628521596/heat-making-you-lethargic-research-shows-it-can-slow-your-brain-too http://rjisungpark.com/research

America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa

https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

 For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Mar 11 2020

1hr 5mins

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Once in a Generation Adaptation Investment with Refocus’ Shalini Vajjhala + Hoboken adapts to Climate Change!

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In episode 107 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Shalini Vajjhala of  re:focus partners to talk about the one in a generation opportunity to invest in community infrastructure needs in light of climate change. Shalini discusses how re:focus partners works with cities and states on investing now to avoid future costs associated to climate impacts.  Doug also talks with Caleb Stratton, the Chief Resilience Officer of Hoboken, New Jersey and how they worked with re:focus partners to invest in some critical flooding infrastructure needed after the catastrophic flooding of Hurricane Sandy.  This episode digs into shovel ready adaptation and the concrete steps communities can take to adapt.

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Topics covered:

  • What does it mean ‘once in a generation’ investment.
  • What is procurement and what does it mean for climate adaptation.
  • No brainer climate investing.
  • Financing based on “avoided losses”
  • Helping cities maneuver through adaptation planning and investment.
  • Tackling procurement barriers.
  • What does it mean to be a climate adaptation professional?
  • How did Hoboken respond to Hurricane Sandy
  • Punching above your weight class in adaptation funding at the city level.

Experts in this episode: Dr. Shalini Vajjhala, CEO of re:focus partners Caleb Stratton, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Hoboken, New Jersey

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

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Facebook and Twitter: @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org Links in this episode: http://www.refocuspartners.com/team/ http://nwpark-cityofhoboken.opendata.arcgis.com/pages/construction-updates https://www.linkedin.com/in/plansustainable/

America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it. https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

 For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Feb 25 2020

1hr 9mins

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Women + LGBTQ + People of Color Adapt to Climate Change – Rewind

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In episode 106, a ‘rewind’ of episode 76 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons takes a journey with the Freedom to Breath bus tour on location in New Orleans. During his visit, Doug attends a town hall on women and minority groups talking about climate resilience; a visit to Africatown to learn about the legacy of racism and environmental pollution and a visit to a protest community that is also serving as a gateway for refugees fleeing storm events and climate change. Women, tribal members, people of color and members of the LGBT community talk about how climate uniquely impacts them and what steps they are taking to adapt to climate change. It’s an exciting episode, with interviews with minority voices on the front lines of climate change. Bonus material, Doug interviews Marc O’Brien of The Determined podcast on the new climate podcast web site they’ve created to highlight the growing number of climate podcasters!

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Topics covered:

  • New Material!
    • New climate podcasters web site with Marc O’Brien
  • Discover the long term legacy of Hurricane Katrina
  • Does ensuring reproductive rights for women improve their ability to adapt to climate change?
  • Building resilience of women ensures the entire community is more resilient.
  • Economic security of women also plays a factor in effective adaptation.
  • Mental health disorders and the impact of storm events.
  • Mental health systems are going to have adapt to climate change.
  • How does New Orleans plan for climate change and sea level rise.
  • Learn how tribal communities in Louisiana are adapting to climate change.
  • How native plants play a role in local adaptation.
  • Transgender people and their unique vulnerability to climate change.

Experts in this episode:

Anne Coglianese, Coastal Resilience Program Manager, City of New Orleans Quentin Bell, Executive Director, The Knights & Orchids Society Cherri Foytlin, of Diné and Cherokee Tribes. Michelle Erenberg, Executive Director, Lift LouisianaColette Pichon Battle, Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy Center Prof. Tammy Greer, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi Denese Shervington, MD/MPH, President & CEO, Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

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Facebook and Twitter: #FreedomtoBreathe Recap Video: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateNexus/videos/1884816491826600/ NOLA Video: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateNexus/videos/464925990679929 @usaadapts https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/timeline www.americaadapts.org Links in this episode: Freedom to Breathe Material: https://www.freedomtobreathe.org https://sojo.net/articles/when-freedom-breathe-privilege https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/a-bus-tour-through-the-past-present-and-future-of-environmental-justice https://thinkprogress.org/katrina-survivors-call-for-reproductive-rights-in-face-of-climate-change-14269bc20549/ https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/08/climate-change-global-climate-action-summit/568069/

Climate Podcasts web site: https://www.climatepodcasts.com/

Art work on Freedom to Breathe Bus http://celestebyers.com https://www.instagram.com/celestialterrestrial/ @celestialterrestrial

America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Article on using podcasts in the Classroom: https://naaee.org/eepro/blog/are-you-using-podcast-your-classroom-you

Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/america-adapts-climate-change/id1133023095?mt=2 Listen here. On Google Play here. Please share on Facebook!

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Feb 10 2020

1hr 15mins

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The Federal Reserve Bank, Community Development and Climate Adaptation + The Climate Intelligence Arms Race with Jesse Keenan

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In episode 105 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Ian Galloway and Tom Flannigan of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and Harvard’s Dr. Jesse Keenan. All three join Doug on the podcast to discuss the Fed’s Community Development Investment Review. This issue of the review focuses on climate adaptation and shares examples from across the country on how the community development sector is tackling this emerging issue. Jesse sticks around to talk about the “climate intelligence arms race” with Doug. Jesse describes how new climate services are coming online and how communities, businesses and the public can wade through these new climate technical services such as climate modeling and downscaling.  

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • What is the Community Development Investment review.
  • The Federal Reserve Bank’s involvement with climate adaptation.
  • Contributing to the adaptation investment dialogue.
  • Climate Intelligence Arms Race
  • Private versus public data.
  • The reliability of these climate services.
  • How should clients engage with these services.
  • The problem of downscaling climate models.
  • Training a new generation of workforce to engage with emerging climate technologies.
  • And much more!

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

Now on Spotify! List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

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Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Links in episode:

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco:  https://www.frbsf.org/

Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank:  https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/

Ian Galloway: https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/about/staff/ian-galloway/ Community Development Investment Review https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Full Issue:  https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/files/CDIR_vol_14_issue_1_.pdf

Letter from Senator Elizabeth Warren quoting Jesse Keenan

https://www.warren.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/2020.01.20%20Letters%20to%20GSIBs%20re%20Climate%20Risks%20(1).pdf

Climate Intelligence Arms Race by Jesse Keenan https://science.sciencemag.org/content/365/6459/1240.full?ijkey=9pvPhHjDZA8sc&keytype=ref&siteid=sci

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Jan 27 2020

51mins

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Fundamentals of Extreme Heat and Climate Change with Dr. Ladd Keith of University of Arizona

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In episode 104 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Ladd Keith, Assistant Professor in Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments at the University of Arizona. Doug and Ladd discuss what is extreme heat in the context of climate change; how urban heat will get worse and what cities are doing to plan for it; what extreme heat means for social and climate justice; how urban planning is evolving to include adaptation; how to integrate extreme heat planning into emergency management systems; how to communicate the threat of extreme heat to the public and much more!

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • University of Arizona and climate adaptation.
  • What is extreme heat in context of climate change.
  • Urban heat island effect and climate change.
  • What extreme heat means for social and climate justice.
  • Urban planning evolving to incorporate adaptation.
  • What tools and resources are available for extreme heat planning.
  • What cities are communicating extreme heat well.
  • How do you integrate extreme heat planning into emergency management systems.
  • Extreme heat and adaptation professionals.
  • And much more!

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Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities: If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found here!

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Links in episode:

Ladd Keith  https://www.laddkeith.com

Extreme Heat Network – network of community of practitioners and researchers Ladd leads (https://heat.arizona.edu)

The two degree programs Ladd is associated with for prospective students - B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments (https://sbe.arizona.edu) and M.S. in Urban Planning (https://planning.arizona.edu)

https://capla.arizona.edu/faculty-staff/ladd-keith-phd

Reports Ladd mentioned in the podcast:

ULI’s Scorched: Extreme Heat & Real Estate (https://americas.uli.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/ULI-Documents/Scorched_Final-PDF.pdf)

Union of Concerned Scientists’ Killer Heat in the United States (https://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2019/07/killer-heat-analysis-full-report.pdf)

Red Cross Red Crescent’s Heatwave Guide for Cities (https://www.climatecentre.org/downloads/files/IFRCGeneva/RCCC%20Heatwave%20Guide%202019%20A4%20RR%20ONLINE%20copy.pdf)

National Integrated Heat Health Information System (https://toolkit.climate.gov/nihhis/)

EPA’s Heat Island Effect page (https://www.epa.gov/heat-islands)

Global Heat Health Information Network (http://www.ghhin.org/)

America Adapts was published in the Federal Reserve Newsletter!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1 https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813 Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions Write a review on Itunes! America Adapts on Facebook!   Join the America Adapts Facebook Community Group. Check us out, we’re also on YouTube! Producer Dan Ackerstein Subscribe to America Adapts on Apple Podcasts Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com

Jan 13 2020

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