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Nov 28, 2021

In the second of a two part series of America Adapts, Doug Parsons and Tulane Professor,  Dr. Jesse Keenan  complete their assessment of the Federal Climate Adaptation Plans.  Jesse discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the remaining federal agencies’ plans. We also discuss National Adaptation Plans and the need...


Nov 8, 2021

In the latest episode of America Adapts, Doug Parsons and Tulane Professor,  Dr. Jesse Keenan assess the newly released federal climate adaptation plans.  Jesse does a deep dive and discusses the strengths and weaknesses of 10 of the adaptation plans. This is the first part of a two part series, with the rest of the...


Oct 26, 2021

In the second of a two part series with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Risk Center, we take a deep dive on risk and floods and helping communities find financial resilience as impacts escalate with a warming climate. Returning to the podcast is Dr. Carolyn Kousky of the Wharton Risk center who gives context...


Oct 8, 2021

In the second of a two part series, we learn how science and adaptation planning work to help the Coskata-Coatue Haulover Wildlife Refuge on Nantucket Island adapt to climate change. The podcast is joined by The Trustees of Reservations, a coastal conservation group in Massachusetts, and the Nantucket...


Sep 27, 2021

In this episode, Doug Parsons talks with returning guest Alice Hill about her new book, The Fight for Climate After Covid-19. We discuss what inspired her to write the book; how her experiences working on climate change and biodefense during the Obama Presidency informed her thinking; why we need a national adaptation...