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Aug 10, 2020

In episode 118 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Maxine Burkett, a Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  In this episode, Doug and Maxine discuss: the moral and intellectual case for climate reparations; climate migration; differences in climate justice in the global north and the global south;...


Jul 28, 2020

In episode 117 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks coastal banks with The Trustees of Reservations, a coastal conservation group in Massachusetts!  This is the first episode in a 3 episode arc, focusing on coastal issues and climate adaptation. We talk with experts and local residents of Wasque Beach on Martha’s...


Jul 13, 2020

In episode 116 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts frequent pod guest Dr. Jesse Keenan of Tulane University. Jesse discusses his new research paper on how sea level rise will impact the viability of the 30 year home mortgage, the foundation of much of the home ownership in the United States. We also discuss how local...


Jun 30, 2020

In episode 115 of America Adapts, a re-release of episode 80, “Adapting Conservation to Climate Change at WWF”, Doug Parson joins World Wildlife Fund’s Shaun Martin to revisit this episode and to see the progress that has been made from when it was originally released on Dec. 17th, 2018. In the original episode we...


Jun 15, 2020

In episode 114 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts climate activist, billionaire investor and former Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer! Tom and I talk about what’s happening with the coronavirus and reopening; his run for President in the Democratic primary; what a Biden Presidency will mean for climate...