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 adaptation
action. Doug and Siders also discuss: is it happening in an
equitable way; the various emerging managed retreat models;
successful case studies; the need for a National Seashore;
Presidential emergency declarations; communicating the issue and
much more! Also, Doug talks with two of Dr. Siders students,
Bridget Flynn and Jennifer Gallagher, who share some managed
retreat case study work in Tulsa, OK and Charlotte, North
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Managed retreat through voluntary buyouts of flood-prone properties
Managed Retreat in the United States
Tulsa Related Information
NPR’s take on Tulsa’s program: https://www.npr.org/2017/11/20/564317854/how-tulsa-became-a-model-for-preventing-floods
Flooding History in Tulsa: https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/engineering-services/flood-control/flooding-history/
This is a really useful website for all of Tulsa’s mitigation programs: https://www.cityoftulsa.org/government/departments/engineering-services/flood-control/
And Here is another take on all of Tulsa’s Climate Change
programs (and how Tulsa being a conservative oil town affects these
Charlotte, North Carolina Buy out related
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