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Jun 7, 2021

Doug Parsons hosts Alex Harris, a climate reporter with the Miami Herald. Alex, the only reporter dedicated to climate change in the entire southeast, shares what it’s like covering climate change in the Miami region. We discuss the importance of local media for adaptation; using the latest science as a reporter; the...


May 24, 2021

In episode 139 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts two leading adaptation thinkers, Dr. Susanne Moser and Dr. Linda Shi and we discuss a new article they published Transformative Climate Adaptation in the United States: Trends and Prospects. Learn what it is and how it can influence climate equity and justice issues....


May 11, 2021

In episode 138 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons is highlighting two new adaptation books, Moving to Higher Ground, Rising Sea Level and the Path Forward by legendary sea level rise expert John Englander and a Blueprint for Coastal Adaptation, edited by Dr. Carolyn Kousky at the Wharton School at the University of...


Apr 26, 2021

In episode 137 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Victoria Herrmann, the Managing Director of the Arctic Institute and a National Geographic Explorer.  We learn what is a Nat Geo Explorer; her travels with the America Eroding Edges project; the origins of Rising Tides, an organization that pairs climate experts...


Apr 12, 2021

In episode 136 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Jeanine Dudle and Dr. Sarah Strauss of Worcester Polytechnic Institute about launching a pioneering graduate program in community climate adaptation. The three discuss the challenges of starting a new program; how they developed the curricula; what type of...