Apr 11, 2022
In the latest episode of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Dr. Michael Mendez, Assistant Professor of Environmental Planning and Policy at the University of California, Irvine. Michael shares his research on how undocumented immigrants are particularly vulnerable to wildfires and climate change; why FEMA doesn’t provide disaster aid to these workers; what is a “worthy disaster victim” and how adaptation planners can incorporate climate equity into their plans. These topics and much more!
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New Book: Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement, through Yale University Press at:
The (in)visible victims of disaster: Understanding the
vulnerability of undocumented Latino/a and indigenous immigrants,
Behind the Bougainvillea Curtain: Wildfires and
Archived Episodes Highlighted in this episode:
In episode 96, The Once and Future Republican Party – Conservatism and Climate Change, I’m joined by Bob Inglis, former republican Congressman from South Carolina and now Executive Director of RepublicEN.
In episode 86, Return of the Climate Jedi,
famed climatologist Dr.
Michael Mann returns.
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