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Sep 15, 2020

In episode 120 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons talks adaptation and publicly accessible shorelines with The Trustees of Reservations, the nation’s first and the Massachusetts’ largest preservation and conservation nonprofit! This is the second episode in a 3 episode arc, focusing on coastal issues and climate...


Aug 25, 2020

In episode 119 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold. Doug and Senator Feingold discuss his work on the Campaign for Nature; why protecting biodiversity is as important, or more so, than climate change; the science partners involved; what international efforts are needed for biodiversity...


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...