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Dec 30, 2020

In episode 127 of America Adapts, host Doug Parsons is joined by Dr. Ladd Keith, an Assistant Professor in Planning and Chair of Sustainable Built Environments at The University of Arizona and Dakota Larrick, a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma, who is finishing her master’s thesis on human adaptations to the landscape in the Southern Great Plains.  Doug and his guests list their top climate stories of the year; the impact of covid-19 on their work; the diversity of adaptation professionals; their top America Adapts episodes of the year and their recommendations for the pod in 2021!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Top Climate Stories of 2020
  • The state of adaptation professionals
  • How the coronavirus impacted their work in 2020.
  • Podcast ideas for 2021
  • Favorite America Adapts episodes of 2020
  • And much more!

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