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America Adapts the Climate Change Podcast

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 week, 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.
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Oct 18, 2018

In episode 76 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons takes a journey to Queensland, Australia to learn how Natural Resource Management (NRM) bodies are adapting to climate change. Learn how these unique organizations are engaging with their rural communities on this important topic. Doug talks with experts from these NRM bodies ; aboriginal efforts at adaptation and carbon sequestration; and hear from two long time outback ranchers on what it means to work the land, how climate change is impacting that landscape and how to engage with rural communities. It’s an amazing episode with some truly unique Australian characters.

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Topics covered
:

  • Natural Resource Management bodies and their role in Queensland
  • The role of NRM bodies in climate adaptation.
  • Challenges of bringing various sectors, e.g., agriculture and conservation, sector together.
  • First nation efforts at adaptation and carbon sequestration.
  • Life on a cattle and sheep ranch in outback Australia.
  • Making inroads on climate adaptation in rural communities.
  • The Great Barrier Reef hurts inland adaptation.
  • And other stories of climate adaptation in the Outback!

Experts in this episode:

Andrew Drysdale, recently the Executive Officer, NRM Queensland
Rowan Foley, General Manager of The Carbon Fund, Wondunna clan of the Badtjala people, Traditional Owners of Fraser Island
Samantha Morris, Managing Director of Wombat Creative and Blank Gold Coast Editor
Bob Speirs, Advisor on climate risk, natural resource and environmental management
Ann Ballinger, Retired rancher and former board member Desert Channels
Peter Douglas
, Retired Grazer and former Chair of Desert Channels Queensland.


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Links in this episode:

http://www.qmdc.org.au/
https://www.nrmrq.org.au/about-us/our-team/
https://dcq.org.au/
http://aboriginalcarbonfund.com.au/
https://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/story/3586463/desert-channels-boss-looks-back/
http://www.wombatcreative.com.au/our-team/
http://blankgc.com.au/


Doug’s appearance on A Sustainable Mind podcast:
http://asustainablemind.com/doug-parsons-of-america-adapts-podcast/

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


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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.  

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Oct 1, 2018

“We just had a 500 year flood. Well, we’ve had eight 500 or 100 year floods in the last two years. What does that mean? I think it’s time to stop calling it that and just start calling it…life.”  Cherri Foytlin, of Diné and Cherokee Tribes.

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In episode 75 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. 

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Topics covered
:

  • 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
Michelle Erenberg, Executive Director, Lift Louisiana
Cherri Foytlin, of Diné and Cherokee Tribes.
Denese Shervington, MD/MPH, President & CEO, Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies
Prof. Tammy Greer, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
Quentin Bell, Executive Director, The Knights & Orchids Society
Colette Pichon Battle, Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy Center


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Recap Video: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateNexus/videos/1884816491826600/
NOLA Video: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateNexus/videos/464925990679929
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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/


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

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


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The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor
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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.  

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Sep 14, 2018

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In episode 74 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with flood management experts, both in the US and abroad.  Discover the history of flood management in the US.  We also learn how the Netherlands plans for 1 in 10,000 year flood events.  The guests in this episode also discuss nature based solutions to flood management. World Wildlife Fund’s Anita Van Breda shares information on the recently released Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: A Green Guide (aka the Flood Green Guide), developed by WWF and its partners, as a tool for natural based solutions to flooding.  This is the first episode in a 3 part series, sponsored by World Wildlife Fund.

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Experts in this episode:
Anita Van Breda, WWF
Dr. Steve Stockton
Dr. Bregje van Wesenbeeck
Dr. Jeff Opperman

Topics covered:

  • Discuss history of flood management.
  • How developing and developed countries approach flood management.
  • What do we know about the effectiveness of green infrastructure and what do we still need to learn?
  • What’s kept us from truly reforming flood plain management?
  • Flood management in the Netherlands.
  • The science behind nature based solutions to flooding.
  • And much more!


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Links in this episode:
https://www.worldwildlife.org/experts/anita-van-breda
Flood Green Guide:
http://envirodm.org/flood-management
Dr. Steve Stockton:  http://www.dawsonassociates.com/stockton-steven/
Dr. Bregje van Wesenbeeck https://www.deltares.nl/en/experts/bregje-van-wesenbeeck-2/
Dr. Jeff Opperman:  https://www.worldwildlife.org/experts/jeff-opperman
http://woodsversuswaves.com/

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor
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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.  

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Aug 20, 2018

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In episode 73 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Arielle Gold, Olympic medalist in snowboarding about her work with Protect our Winters, an advocacy group working to mobilize the outdoor sports community on climate change.  Arielle also talks about her experiences as a snowboarder in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games in Russia and her medal winning turn at the Pyeongyang Winter Games in Korea.  Arielle discusses the snow conditions at the Sochi games and how climate change influenced those discussions. Doug and Arielle also discuss the role of professional athletes in creating greater awareness around climate change.  If you want to go behind the scenes with an Olympian and learn more about the impact of climate change on winter sports, this episode covers it all! 

Topics covered:

  • Arielle describes her history snowboarding and what it’s like to win an Olympic Medal!
  • The snow conditions at the Sochi Winter Games in Russia and the role of climate change in those conditions.
  • Protect our Winters and its role in mobilizing the outdoor community on climate change.
  • The role and responsibilities of famous athletes to speak out on climate issues.
  • These topics and much more!

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Links in this episode:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arielle_Gold
https://www.teamusa.org/us-ski-and-snowboard/athletes/arielle-gold
https://protectourwinters.org/policy/
https://twitter.com/arielletgold?lang=enFirst Female Double Cork move in Snowboarding
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4NfAsszIOk
Arielle Gold wins Women’s Snowboard SuperPipe silver | X Games Aspen 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_X1CpcyuYA
Arielle Gold Today Show Olympic Interview | LIVE 2-13-18
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2vWYiNCSWE
https://www.youtube.com/user/arielletgold


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


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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.  

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Aug 6, 2018

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In episode 72 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with the CEO of The Collider Josh Dorfman.  The Collider is a non profit organization working with individuals and companies to develop big data climate applications. They also are fostering the development of a climate ‘ecosystem’, through networking and creating a major hub for adaptation in Asheville, North Carolina. Josh also shares his experiences as The Lazy Environmentalist. It’s a fun, informative conversation with a new, innovative voice in the adaptation universe.

Topics covered:

  • History and purpose of The Collider;
  • Commercialization of climate tech ventures through startup bootcamps, skills-based workshops, and mentorship programs;
  • Connecting industry leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, adaptation innovators, and climate scientists at conferences, climate data hackathons, and business;
  • Creating a climate adaptation ecosystem in Asheville, North Carolina;
  • The challenges of doing reliable business of big data risk modeling;
  • The Lazy Environmentalist;
  • Is there a need for The Lazy Adapter
  • Josh and Doug discuss The Hopeful Adapter and much more!

Bio:
Josh Dorfman is Chief Executive Officer of The Collider. An environmental entrepreneur, author, and media personality, he focuses on scaling mission-driven organizations and connecting them to mainstream audiences. He was Vice President of Marketing for GoodGuide, a “TechCrunch 50” provider of information on the health, green, and ethical performance of consumer products. Josh was also founder & CEO of Vivavi, a pioneering retailer of modern, sustainable furniture, named to Inc. Magazine’s “Green 50” as an innovator accelerating the green economy.  Josh is perhaps best known as the Creator and Host of The Lazy Environmentalist, an award-winning reality TV show on Sundance Channel, radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio, book series, and blog. He and his ventures have been widely profiled including in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times and on Morning Joe, Fox & Friends, and The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch. Before joining The Collider, Josh led Venture Asheville, a public-private initiative to grow Asheville’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. He co-founded and directed Asheville Angels, an early-stage angel investor group with portfolio investments in cleantech, EV infrastructure, and numerous other industries.  Josh holds an MBA from Thunderbird, The School of Global Management, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.


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https://thecollider.org/
https://thecollider.org/press-release-discovery-day-2018/
https://thecollider.org/food-beverage-climate-conference/
https://som.yale.edu/buying-sustainability-conversation-lazy-environmentalist
https://thecollider.org/
https://www.amazon.com/Lazy-Environmentalist-Guide-Stylish-Living/dp/1584796022


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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
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Producer Dan Ackerstein
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Aug 3, 2018

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In episode 71, we celebrate the two year anniversary of America Adapts! Yes, we’ve been producing episodes for two years, thanks to listeners like you! In this episode, we have a special guest host, Shaun Martin, Senior Director, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Shaun and Doug dig into the history of America Adapts, highlights from episodes and what the future holds. Thanks again to all my listeners!

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List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

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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.  

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Jul 23, 2018

In episode 70 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons celebrates two years of America Adapts by talking with Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, a policy analyst in the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Center for Public Health Policy.  Natasha leads the Natural Environment portfolio focusing on water, air and climate change.  Doug and Natasha cover such topics as the role of APHA in addressing climate impacts on public health; environmental justice and equity; the roles of nurses, doctors and clinics in climate building awareness, and much more!

Topics covered:

  • What is APHA’s role and responsibilities in climate change;
  • APHA has identified “Climate change as the greatest public health threat”;
  • Elevating the urgency around climate change through its public health impacts, e.g., less from the Ebola outbreak;
  • Environmental justice and equity and public health;
  • Learning from the Tobacco wars and applying to climate change awareness;
  • Health providers are first line of climate communication with the public;
  • What the Centers for Disease Control is and isn’t doing on climate change;

Bio:
Dr. Natasha DeJarnett is a graduate of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky where she completed her PhD in Public Health (2013) and Masters of Public Health (2009), both concentrating in environmental health sciences. As a postdoc at the University, she was awarded a fellowship by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to investigate cardiovascular risks of air pollution exposures. In 2015, she became the recipient of the prestigious Impact Award from the Society of Toxicology’s Cardiovascular Toxicology Specialty Section for her 2014 paper “Acrolein Exposure is Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk.” Dr. DeJarnett was named the 2017 Alumna of the Year for the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences and concurrently awarded designation in the class of 2017 Alumni Fellows.

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Links in this episode:
Download the new report Adaptation in Action: Grantee Success Stories from CDC's Climate and Health Program, Part II, and discover the many ways climate change impacts health at http://www.apha.org/climarte.
View APHA’s fact sheets on climate change and health: https://apha.org/publications-and-periodicals/fact-sheets#climate
https://www.apha.org/topics-and-issues/climate-change
Share APHA’s infographic series on how climate change affects your health: https://apha.org/news-and-media/multimedia/infographics/how-climate-change-affects-your-health
Tune into APHA’s climate change and health webinars, including Climate Changes Health: Adaptation in Actionhttps://apha.org/events-and-meetings/webinars/climate-webinars
 https://www.linkedin.com/in/natasha-dejarnett-phd-mph-34808111a 

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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
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Producer Dan Ackerstein
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Jul 9, 2018

In episode 69 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks about the current state of adaptation with Lois DeBacker of the Kresge Foundation and adaptation researcher Dr. Susanne Moser.  The Kresge Foundation recently released their report, Rising to the Challenge, Together and Doug, Lois and Susanne dig into the report’s finding and discuss what’s happening within the field of adaptation.  Other topics covered:  is adaptation evolving to meet the challenges of climate change; why are there not more prominent adaptation leaders and spokespeople; equity and adaptation and much more. Susanne also explores the concept of transformational change and how adaptation offers a unique opportunity for true societal change.

Topics covered:

  • What is the Kresge Foundation’s role in climate adaptation funding.
  • Adaptation is still an emerging field and does it need to be its own field?
  • The history of adaptation.
  • Right now adaptation is too insider baseball. Needs to be more accessible to the public.
  • Need the equivalent of “National Geographic Adapters” to highlight leaders in the field.
  • Adaptation opportunities for university students. Students need to demand adaptation course work.

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Guests in this episode
:

Lois R. DeBacker, Managing Director of the Environment at The Kresge Foundation
Susanne Moser, Director and Principal Researcher of Susanne Moser Research & Consulting

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https://kresge.org/sites/default/files/library/appendices_for_rising_to_the_challenge_linked.pdf
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Jun 18, 2018

In episode 68 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons travels down under to Melbourne, in the state of Victoria. Doug is invited to give the keynote address at the Victoria Adaptation Summit, then he participates in the National Adaptation Conference, where he interviews experts from throughout southern Australia. Learn innovative adaptation techniques from the private sector, local councils and the state government. Topics in this episode: local council approach to climate adaptation; innovative tools for communicating climate adaptation; understanding climate risks and profiting off it; the psychology of adapting to climate change; Victoria state government and the emerging role of states in adaptation planning; the use of big data in climate planning; private sector adaptation; can kangaroos adapt to climate change, and much more!

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Guests in this episode
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Kath Rowley,  Executive Director of the Climate Change Division in Victoria’s Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Nina Keath, Senior Strategic Planner, City of Onkaparinga
James Despaquali, Sustainability Planning and Strategy Officer at City of Whittlesea
Rohan Handem, XDI, Director,  Projects
Dr. Johanna Nalau, Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP)
John Doole, Manager Environmental Services at Kingborough Council
Dr. Jean Palitikoff, Director of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Judy Turnbull and Fabian Sack, Sustainably
Dr Hallie Eakin, Senior Sustainability Scientist, Arizona State
Browyn Bresham, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Compassionate Nature
Julian Stanley, Senior Climate Change Planner at Barwon Water

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https://www.climatechange.vic.gov.au/adapting-to-climate-change-impacts
https://www.climatechange.vic.gov.au/media-releases/climate-leadership-declaration
http://www.climatemonitor.tv/
https://youtu.be/1urw_JVUUq8
https://www.psychologyforasafeclimate.org/publications
http://xdi.systems/
http://vicadaptation18.w.yrd.currinda.com/#


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Jun 4, 2018

In episode 67 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Rich Sorkin, CEO and Co-Founder of Jupiter Intel.  Rich shares the history of Jupiter Intel as a silicon valley start up and his short and long term goals in this emerging field.  Doug and Rich discuss Jupiter’s core business of risk modeling and the uncertainties associated with future modeling.  They also talk about emerging businesses in the adaptation sector and the role of profit making entities like Jupiter and the ‘wild wild west’ mentality that exists in some areas of future modeling. These topics and much more!

Bonus:  Doug hosts Claire Wayner, a Baltimore area teen who is leading efforts to recruit youth for the upcoming Zero Hour Climate March. Be inspired by her story!

Topics in this episode:

  • How businesses can avoid a repeat of the 2008 meltdown through climate smart planning;
  • Understanding climate risks and profiting off it;
  • Media generated by Jupiter Intel’s approach;
  • Are businesses truly risk adverse?
  • Is short term climate modeling reliable?
  • Is Florida behaving rationally when it comes to business risk?
  • And much more!

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/04/09/how-a-small-start-up-firm-wants-to-revitalize-climate-change-research/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.93de202ad113
https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Startups-in-the-spotlight-Jupiter-Intelligence-12869977.php#photo-15465073
https://www.washingtonpost.com/?utm_term=.b8efe5d18edc
https://www.fastcompany.com/40531599/this-startup-calculates-the-climate-risks-for-specific-blocks-and-buildings
http://thisiszerohour.org/the-march/
http://www.climatemonitor.tv/


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May 18, 2018

In episode 66 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Kate Bishop Williams at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.  Kate is a lecturer at the University and Waterloo and she used an America Adapts episode, “Deconstructing a Climate Change Skeptic” as part of her class curricula. Kate discusses why she chose this episode to use a tool to teach her students effective climate communication. Doug and Kate also discuss open access and the value of podcasts as a learning tool in the classroom.  Doug speaks with two of the students enrolled in Kate’s class and gets their feedback on what they learned from the Marc Morano episode (skeptic)  and their impressions of using a podcast in the classroom. This and much more!

Topics in this episode:

  • Using podcasts in the classroom to promote environmental change;
  • Learning that climate skepticism is more prevalent than many realize;
  • Developing guidelines for listening to a podcast and talking climate change;
  • Understanding the role of open access educational materials, especially climate resources;
  • Students explain how listening to a climate skeptic enhanced their ability to communicate climate change.

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-bishop-williams-4253b293/
Paper that called for Ecological Determinants of Health to be taught in Public Health Programs in Canada.
Link to SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition- a group focused on increasing open and describes OA and AER really well ): https://sparcopen.org:/ 
https://americaadapts.org/2017/08/07/deconstructing-a-climate-skeptic-the-marc-morano-podcast/


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Amazon Link for the Young Adult Climate book by Marissa Slaven, Code Blue

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May 3, 2018

In episode 65 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Julia Kim and Kif Scheuer of the Local Government Commission, and Michael McCormick of the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research about the upcoming California Adaptation Forum August 27-29th in Sacramento, California.  They talk about the history of the forum, goals and themes of this year’s forum, and the state of adaptation in California. 

Also in this episode, Doug talks with the 2018 winners of the Tyler Prize, Dr. Paul G. Falkowski and Dr. James J. McCarthy. Established in 1973 by the late John and Alice Tyler, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is one of the first international premier awards for environmental science, environmental health and energy. It’s considered the equivalent of winning the Noble Prize in environmental science and policy. Paul and James share some of their research and the important of communicating science effectively.

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http://tylerprize.org/

http://tylerprize.org/laureates/

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Apr 15, 2018

In episode 64 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Margaret Peloso, of the law firm Vinson and Elkins.  Margaret shares insights from her book Adapting to Rising Sea Levels: Legal Challenges and Opportunities. Doug and Margaret dig into topics such as the conversion of private land to public land as the oceans rise; adaptation and the public trust doctrine; coastal Superfund sites and corporate responsibility; will eminent domain drive coastal planning in the years ahead and much more!

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • The public trust and sea level rise;
  • Legal precedent and sea level rise;
  • A new definition of private property;
  • Sea level rise and Superfund sites;
  • Policy versus the law as an adaptation strategy;
  • The legal definition of resilience;
  • Adaptation law as a profession;
  • The advantages and perils of using eminent domain for coastal planning;
  • Favorite lawyer movies and favorite lawyer jokes.

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https://www.velaw.com/Who-We-Are/Find-a-Lawyer/Peloso--Margaret/
https://www.velaw.com/AdaptingToRisingSeaLevels/
From the NYT on chemical plants:
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/02/06/climate/flood-toxic-chemicals.html
Predictive tools on SLR to assist the corporate community: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/23/climate/mapping-future-climate-risk.html
EPA’s page on Superfund and climate change:
https://www.epa.gov/superfund/superfund-climate-change-adaptation
AP article on superfund sites prone to flooding (has a great interactive map): https://www.apnews.com/31765cc6d10244588805ee738edcb36b
Australia Adaptation Summit
http://vicadaptation18.w.yrd.currinda.com/#
http://climate-adaptation-2018.w.yrd.currinda.com/what-39-s-on#program-header

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Mar 19, 2018

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In California Adapts 3:  The Synthesis, Doug Parsons and writer/producer Randy Olson talk about their overall impressions of climate adaptation in California. Each of the experts interviewed during the journey gave scores from 1 to 10 for their opinion of how well they think the state is addressing their element of climate adaptation. The scores are presented to three of the experts for their assessment. The analysis ends with one more expert - a dissenting voice in terms of how well California is preparing for the changes in the climate that are already happening.

Episode 63: What is “climate adaptation” and how well is California doing with it? The podcast “America Adapts” hosted by Doug Parsons has been exploring the topic of climate adaptation since 2016. In this three part special, sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Doug takes an in-depth look at the state of California, presenting its long history of environmental leadership, current work on adaptation throughout the state, and how California will be dealing with a changing environment in the future.

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This special project of America Adapts was generously sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. If you are interested in collaborating on a similar project, please contact Doug Parsons at americaadapts@gmail.com

California Adapts was produced by scientist turned filmmaker, Randy Olson. Listen here.

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Mar 19, 2018

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In this episode, Doug Parsons’ journeys around California exploring the five most important elements of climate adaptation for the state — fire, drought, flood, temperature and sea level rise. For each one he goes into the field with an expert. He visits the burn area of the Thomas Fire of December, 2017 with a fire captain, talks about drought with the state’s “Water Czar,” standing beside the Sacramento River, hears the details of the ARkStorm Mega-flood Scenario from a climate scientist, follows an urban heat expert using a laser thermometer to measure the temperature of asphalt in Los Angeles, and visits the central coast of California to talk about sea level rise. The five sequences provide an overview of climate adaptation for the state.

Episode 62: What is “climate adaptation” and how well is California doing with it? The podcast “America Adapts” hosted by Doug Parsons has been exploring the topic of climate adaptation since 2016. In this three part special, sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Doug takes an in-depth look at the state of California, presenting its long history of environmental leadership, current work on adaptation throughout the state, and how California will be dealing with a changing environment in the future.

Guests in this episode:

This special project of America Adapts was generously sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. If you are interested in collaborating on a similar project, please contact Doug Parsons at americaadapts@gmail.com

California Adapts was produced by scientist turned filmmaker, Randy Olson. Listen here.

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Mar 12, 2018

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Episode 61: What is “climate adaptation” and how well is California doing with it? The podcast “America Adapts” hosted by Doug Parsons has been exploring the topic of climate adaptation since 2016. In this three part special, sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Doug takes an in-depth look at the state of California, presenting its long history of environmental leadership, current work on adaptation throughout the state, and how California will be dealing with a changing environment in the future.

In this episode, California Adapts 1:  The Storytellers, consists of three main stories. Geologist Jeff Mount of UC Davis tells the epic tale of the 1861-1862 floods that washed out Sacramento, killing hundreds and forcing the temporary moment of the state capital to San Francisco. Environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. and “The Queen of Green,” longtime head of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), Mary Nichols tells about how the state managed to clean up the smog problem of the 1970’s, then brings us up to the present with her perspective on Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Brown with regard to climate leadership.

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This special project of America Adapts was generously sponsored by the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.

California Adapts was produced by scientist turned filmmaker, Randy Olson.

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Mar 5, 2018

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In episode 60 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Jeff Goodell of Rolling Stone magazine about his new book, The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World. 

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Jeff discusses the reception of his new climate change book, The Water Will Come.
  • Jeff and Doug discuss the reaction from the development community in south Florida to Jeff’s book.
  • Jeff explains the history of Rolling Stone Magazine’s reporting of climate change issues.
  • Jeff explains the extreme measures that Venice, Italy is taking to adapt to rising seas.
  • Doug and Jeff talk about the challenges of addressing climate change in the Trump era.
  • And meet the new America Adapts intern, Alex Stocksdale!

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https://www.rollingstone.com/contributor/jeff-goodell
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Goodell
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-the-city-of-miami-is-doomed-to-drown-20130620
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/climate-change-and-the-end-of-australia-20111003
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/hurricane-harvey-houston-flood-is-climate-change-warning-w500596
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/jeff-goodell-hurricane-irma-rising-seas-climate-change-w502160
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-climate-apartheid-how-global-warming-affects-the-rich-and-poor-w509956
https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/read-climate-report-president-trump-doesnt-want-you-to-see-w511084


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Feb 19, 2018

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In episode 59 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with Dan Ashe, the President and CEO of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Previously, Dan was the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for 7 years under President Barack Obama.  

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • What is the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and its role in conservation and adaptation;
  • How zoos can be ambassadors in deep red states in communicating climate change;
  • Dan’s tenure as Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service;
  • How state wildlife agencies have, nor have not, stepped up on climate change planning;
  • Dan’s climate legacy at the US Fish and Wildlife Service;
  • And a morale booster to current FWS employees on why what they do is so important!

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https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/former-usfws-director-dan-ashe-shares-perspectives_us_59a64cafe4b08299d89d0ae6

https://www.fws.gov/director/dan-ashe/index.cfm/2016/4/21/A-Strong-Message-on-Climate-Change-for-Earth-Day

https://twitter.com/DirectorDanAshe/status/804406049268703232

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/03/26/climate-change-requires-us-land-conservation/2021931/

https://thinkprogress.org/administration-outlines-plan-to-help-wildlife-adapt-to-climate-change-333a73629d96/

https://www.fws.gov/news/blog/index.cfm/2017/1/12/Director-Dan-Ashe-A-Key-Member-of-Service-Family-Steps-Down


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Jan 30, 2018

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In episode 58 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with author and lecturer Elizabeth Rush, of Brown University. Elizabeth is the author of the upcoming book, Rising – Dispatches from the New American Shore.  Topics discussed in this episode:

  • What is ‘creative non-fiction.’
  • Elizabeth explains how humans have or don’t have the emotional resilience to respond to climate change
  • Writing “adaptation metaphors.”
  • Narrative devices like “The Hero’s Journey” to make climate change resonate.
  • The emerging role of Cli- Fi, climate science fiction.
  • And much more!

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Essays by Elizabeth located here:  http://elizabethrush.net/
https://www.brown.edu/academics/english/elizabeth-rush

 

 

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Jan 8, 2018

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In episode 57 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks with experts from all over the world focusing on the conservation of the elusive snow leopard of the Asia High Mountains and how this species - and the communities around this species - are adapting to climate change.  Guests from Nepal, India, China, Russia, Sweden, and the US share stories on studying this amazing cat and talk about some of the innovative adaptation strategies that are being put in place thanks to funding from a USAID project that is being implemented by World Wildlife Fund.

Two additional themes emerge in this episode, the influence of Peter Matthiessen’s epic masterpiece, The Snow Leopard, and stories from these experts about their own magical encounters with the snow leopard in the wild.  Peter Matthiessen never did see a snow leopard, but several of these experts did. Hear their amazing stories in detail.

This podcast was sponsored by World Wildlife Fund and USAID as part of the Asia’s High Mountains project.

Brochure: Conservation and Adaptation in Asia’s High Mountain Landscapes and Communities

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https://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/asia-high-mountains?utm_campaign=freshwater&utm_content=CBS&utm_medium=print&utm_source=events
https://nature.berkeley.edu/beislab/BeissingerLab/?page_id=355
https://www.worldwildlife.org/experts/ryan-bartlett
http://www.wwfnepal.org/?224234/WWF-Nepal-and-partner-ministries-signed-a-grant-agreement-for-Sustainable-Land-Management-in-Churia-Region-Project
https://www.snowleopard.org/sweet-treats-help-save-cats/
http://www.icimod.org/?q=15429
https://www.snowleopard.org/about/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Snow_Leopard
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Matthiessen
https://www.amazon.com/Snow-Leopard-Penguin-Classics/dp/0143105515
www.thirdpolegeolab.org
https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/nepal-honors-a-new-generation-of-conservation-leaders
http://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_together_possible/making_friends_with_the_enemy/
Facts on Snow Leopard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSdJwBhWgZQ

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