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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 equity; funding adaptation projects; the emerging adaptation profession; the Green New Deal; adaptation vs. resilience; national security implications of climate change and much more!

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Making markets work for climate resilience.
  • Find better ways to fund adaptation projects.
  • What is “loss aversion” and how it relates to adaptation.
  • Does the Green New Deal address resilience?
  • Helping communities through healthcare makes them more resilient.
  • National security implications of climate change.
  • Addressing social and financial inequities through resilience.
  • Maintaining the integrity of ‘Big Data’ for climate science.
  • Domestic adaptation and international adaptation.
  • Adaptation vs. Resilience: More than just semantics?
  • Advice for those entering the adaptation profession.
  • And much more!

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