107 episódios

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 thinkers, 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.

America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast Doug Parsons

    • Ciências Naturais

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 thinkers, 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.

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

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

    Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Shalini Vajjhala of re:focus partners to talk about the once in a generation opportunity to invest in community infrastructure. Shalini discusses how re:focus works with cities/states on investing now to avoid future costs of climate impacts. Doug also talks with Caleb Stratton, Chief Resilience Officer of Hoboken, New Jersey and how they worked with re:focus partners to invest in some critical flooding infrastructure after the catastrophic floods of Hurricane Sandy.

    • 1h 9 min
    Women + LGBTQ + People of Color Adapt to Climate Change – Rewind

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

    In ‘rewind’ of episode 76, Doug Parsons takes a journey with the Freedom to Breath bus tour on location in New Orleans. 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 on the new climate podcast web site they’ve created!

    • 1h 15 min
    The Federal Reserve Bank, Community Development and Climate Adaptation + The Climate Intelligence Arms Race with Jesse Keenan

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

    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 how the community development sector is tackling this emerging issue. Jesse sticks around to talk about the “climate intelligence arms race” with Doug.

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

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

    Doug talks with Dr. Ladd Keith, Asst Professor in Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments at the U. of Arizona. They 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/climate justice; how urban planning is evolving to include adaptation; how to integrate heat planning into emergency management ; how to communicate the threat of extreme heat to the public and more!

    • 1h
    2019 Climate Year in Review with Anita Van Breda, Emily Wasley and Dr. Meredith Wiggins!

    2019 Climate Year in Review with Anita Van Breda, Emily Wasley and Dr. Meredith Wiggins!

    In episode 103 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Anita Van Breda of World Wildlife Fund, Amanda Wasley of WSP and Dr. Meredith Wiggins of Historic England. In this end of the year showcase, Doug and his guests list their top climate stories; the diversity of adaptation professionals; podcast listening habits; top America Adapts episodes of the year and their recommendations for the pod in 2020!

    • 1h 13 min
    Building a Resilient Tomorrow with Judge Alice Hill

    Building a Resilient Tomorrow with Judge Alice Hill

    Doug Parsons talks with Judge Alice Hill at the Council of Foreign Relations. Judge Hill co-authored the book “Building a Resilient Tomorrow” with Leonardo Martinez-Diaz. Judge Hill shares insights on the book: making financial markets work for climate resilience; climate equity; funding adaptation projects; the emerging adaptation profession; the Green New Deal; adaptation vs. resilience; national security implications of climate change and much more!

    • 56 min

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