Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Aug 28, 2023

In episode  191 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Linda Shian Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University. Dr. Shi takes us on an insightful journey through her experience at a managed retreat conference in New York City. She navigates conversations encompassing climate migration, the intriguing concept of the Northeast as a climate haven, and pioneering initiatives in cooperative housing. Highlighting the NOAA "NEST" program – Northeast Safe and Thriving for All – Dr. Shi explores how regions can emerge as climate refuges amid population migrations due to climate impacts. The conversation also delves into the intricate terrain of property rights and their misalignment with climate adaptation needs, revealing the inadequacy of many existing land use models. Lastly, a short interview with Amy Chester, Managing Director of Rebuild by Design, spotlighting their "Atlas of Disaster" report. This report provides a state-specific lens on federal disaster declarations and funding, serving as a compelling resource that weaves together the diverse threads of climate adaptation and disaster response.

Topics Covered:

  • Managed Retreat Conference in New York City: Climate Migration, Northeast as Climate Haven, Cooperative Housing
  • Private Sector Involvement: Climate Alpha and Equity Considerations
  • Buyout Programs for Disaster Mitigation: Federal vs. State
  • NOAA Nest Program: Climate Migration, Northeast as Climate Haven, Funding Prospects
  • Land and Property Philosophies in Climate Adaptation
  • What property rights model lends itself best to climate adaptation?
  • Atlas of Disaster from Rebuild by Design

Donate to America Adapts

Subscribe to the America Adapts newsletter here.

Listen to America Adapts on your favorite app here!

Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter:
https://www.facebook.com/americaadapts/
@usaadapts
https://www.linkedin.com/in/doug-parsons-america-adapts/

Links in this episode:

https://aap.cornell.edu/people/linda-shi

NOAA Nest Program
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/191_CC20ACi_GzAxjb-VdHvUXObb0dwwxoH5EC7S6BYk/edit#slide=id.g20a270712e3_0_125

Rebuild by Design Atlas of Disaster
https://rebuildbydesign.org/atlas-of-disaster/

Previous episodes with Dr. Linda Shi

Racially just Adaptation + Urban Planning and Climate Inequities + Fate of 100 Resilient Cities and much more with Dr. Linda Shi
https://www.americaadapts.org/episodes/racially-just-adaptation-urban-planning-and-climate-inequities-fate-of-100-resilient-cities-and-much-more-with-dr-linda-shi-re-release

Transformative Climate Adaptation in the United States: Trends and Prospects with Dr. Susanne Moser and Dr. Linda Shi
https://www.americaadapts.org/episodes/transformative-climate-adaptation-in-the-united-states-trends-and-prospects-with-dr-susanne-moser-and-dr-linda-shi


Donate to America Adapts

Follow on Apple Podcasts
Follow on Android

Doug Parsons and Speaking Opportunities:
If you are interested in having Doug speak at corporate and conference events, sharing his unique, expert perspective on adaptation in an entertaining and informative way, more information can be found
here!

Now on Spotify!

List of Previous Guests on America Adapts

Follow/listen to podcast on Apple Podcasts.

Donate to America Adapts, we are now a tax deductible charitable organization!

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Strategies to Address Climate Change Risk in Low- and Moderate-income Communities - Volume 14, Issue 1
https://www.frbsf.org/community-development/publications/community-development-investment-review/2019/october/strategies-to-address-climate-change-low-moderate-income-communities/

 

Podcasts in the Classroom – Discussion guides now available for the latest episode of America Adapts. These guides can be used by educators at all levels. Check them out here!

The 10 Best Sustainability Podcasts for Environmental Business Leaders
https://us.anteagroup.com/news-events/blog/10-best-sustainability-podcasts-environmental-business-leaders

The best climate change podcasts on The Climate Advisor
http://theclimateadvisor.com/the-best-climate-change-podcasts/

7 podcasts to learn more about climate change and how to fight it
https://kinder.world/articles/you/7-podcasts-to-learn-more-about-climate-change-and-how-to-fight-it-19813

Directions on how to listen to America Adapts on Amazon Alexa
https://youtu.be/949R8CRpUYU

America Adapts also has its own app for your listening pleasure!  Just visit the App store on Apple or Google Play on Android and search “America Adapts.”

Join the climate change adaptation movement by supporting America Adapts!  Please consider supporting this podcast by donating through America Adapts fiscal sponsor, the Social Good Fund. All donations are now tax deductible!

For more information on this podcast, visit the website at http://www.americaadapts.org and don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts.  

Podcast Music produce by Richard Haitz Productions
Write a review on
Apple Podcasts !
America Adapts on
Facebook!  
Join the
America Adapts Facebook Community Group.
Check us out, we’re also on
YouTube!
Executive Producer
Dr. Jesse Keenan
Subscribe to America Adapts on
Apple Podcasts
Doug can be contacted at americaadapts @ g mail . com