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Jan 13, 2020

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...


Dec 20, 2019

In episode 103 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Anita Van Breda of World Wildlife Fund, Emily 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...


Dec 10, 2019

In episode 102 of America Adapts, host 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...


Nov 26, 2019

In episode 101 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Dr. Samantha Montano, a disasterologist/Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska in Emergency Management and Disaster Science.  Samantha, along with her colleague Amanda Savitt, evaluated the disaster and adaptation policies of the 2020 Democratic...


Nov 12, 2019

In episode 100 (a true milestone!) of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons talks with Dr. AR Siders, an assistant professor at the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware. Dr. Siders defines what is ‘managed retreat’ and also the policy challenges of getting communities to undertake this...