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Aug 20, 2019

In episode 95 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons hosts Peterson Toscano, host of the podcast Citizens Climate Radio. Doug and Peterson talk climate activism, how adaptation can learn from the response to the AIDS crisis and much more. Doug also interviews America Adapts listeners to get their feedback on the podcast and what role it plays in their careers and they share their recommendations for future episodes.

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Topics covered:

  • The who, what, where of the podcast Citizens Climate Radio
  • LGBTQ activism and role in climate change.
  • How the response to the AIDS crisis can serve as a template for adaptation
  • Interviews with Adapters, listeners of the America Adapts podcast!

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Links in this episode:

Dr. Erin Lindquist’s presentation on YouTube.

Highlight of Dr. Erin Lindquist from the School of Ecology at the University of Georgia.

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Information for Peterson Toscano of Citizens Climate Radio

Links to Citizens Climate Radio: (available wherever you get podcasts)

My HuffPost piece, Save the Unicorns—LGBTQ Responses to Climate Change

The Climate Stew Podcast 

Peterson’s website

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