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Jul 19, 2021

Doug Parsons talks history and the ecology of the Coskata-Coatue Haulover Wildlife Refuge on Nantucket Island with The Trustees of Reservations, the nation’s first and Massachusetts’ largest preservation and conservation nonprofit, and the Nantucket Conservation Foundation.  This is the first of a two part...


Jul 6, 2021

Doug talks extreme heat with Dr. Ladd Keith, Assistant Professor in Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments at the University of Arizona. Ladd and Doug discuss the media coverage of the recent pacific northwest heat wave; is naming heat waves a bad idea; will extreme heat be included in managed retreat...


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...