Infrastructure and Urban Planning

January 9, 2017

Episode 24: Ivy League Adaptation: A Discussion with Harvard University’s Dr. Jesse Keenan Guest: Dr. Jesse Keenan Broadcast January 9, 2017 Subscribe to America Adapts on iTunes Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible.Episode 24: Dr. Jesse Keenan, of Harvard University, joins Doug Parsons on the first episode of America Adapts of 2017!  Dr. Keenan is a Read more…

Podcast

December 22, 2016

Episode 23: Year in Review: America Adapts, Top 5 Climate Stories of the Year and Climate Change goes to the Movies! Guest: Dan Ackerstein and Tim Watkins Broadcast December 22, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible. Episode 23: It’s the final episode of America Adapts for 2017! In this Read more…

Adaptation Conferences

December 12, 2016

Episode 22: Companies vs Climate Change Conference: America Adapts on location in Fort Lauderdale talking mitigation, adaptation and sustainability! Guest: Chandler Van Voorhis, Michael Green, Greg Hamra, and more! Broadcast December 12, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible.Episode 22: In this traveling episode, Doug Parsons takes America Adapts on the road to sunny Ft. Read more…

Podcast

December 5, 2016

Episode 21: Climate Change in the Age of Trump – A Podcast Discussion of the Hockey Stick, The Madhouse Effect, President Trump, Climategate and much more! Guest: Dr. Michael Mann Broadcast December 5, 2016 Support and donate to your favorite adaptation podcast here! It’s tax deductible! Episode 21: In this Read more…

Infrastructure and Urban Planning

November 28, 2016

Episode 20: California Adapts to Climate Change Guest: Jonathan Parfrey Broadcast November 28, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible. Episode 20: In this episode, America Adapts talks with innovative climate leader, Jonathan Parfrey, the Executive Director of Climate Resolve (CR).  The mission of Climate Resolve “is to make Southern California more livable and prosperous Read more…

Business

November 22, 2016

Episode 19: Adaptation Consulting with Tribal and Local government partners Guest: Sascha Petersen Broadcast November 22, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible. It’s tax deductible.Episode 19: In this episode of America Adapts, I talk with Sascha Petersen, founder and lead of Adaptation International, an Austin, Texas based consulting firm. Sascha talks Read more…

Adaptation Conferences

November 15, 2016

Episode 18: Climate Change Election Episode: Reporting from Cop22, climate negotiations, Marrakesh, Morocco; the National Adaptation Forum and much more climate election coverage! Guest: James Stillwell Broadcast November 15, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible.Episode 18: In this episode, America Adapts is hosting James Stillwell, Program Manager for Climate Implementation at the Read more…

Adaptation Conferences

November 7, 2016

Episode 17: Climate Savvy, Adaptation Threesome and the National Adaptation Forum! Guests: Lara Hansen and Jennie Hoffman Broadcast November 7, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible.Episode 17: In this very special Halloween Episode, I talk with adaptation planning legends Lara Hansen and Jennie Hoffman. Lara is the Executive Director of EcoAdapt and Jennie is Read more…

Podcast

October 31, 2016

Broadcast October 31, 2016 Donate to America Adapts! It’s tax deductible.  Episode 16: In episode 16 of America Adapts, I talk with Brian Kahn, Senior Science Writer with Climate Central. Climate Central (CC) is exactly what it sounds like: a central location for key science information and resources.  Climate Central is a relatively new Read more…

Podcast

October 23, 2016

Episode 15: De-Extinction, Climate Change and the Future of Conservation: A Podcast with author M.R. O’Connor. Guest: M.R. O’Connor Broadcast October 23, 2016   Episode 15: In episode 15, Doug Parsons speaks with M.R. O’Connor, author of the book, “Resurrection Science: Conservation, De-Extinction and the Precarious Future of Wild Things.” Read more…

National Parks

October 16, 2016

Episode 14: Sea Level Rise, the Florida Everglades and the role of research in Adaptation: Podcast with Dr. Evelyn Gaiser of Florida Coastal LTER Guest: Dr. Evelyn Gaiser Broadcast October 16, 2016   Episode 14: In this week’s episode, America Adapts host, Doug Parsons, talks with Dr. Evelyn Gaiser from Florida Read more…

International

October 9, 2016

Episode 13: What really happened at the climate negotiations in Paris; Universities Teaching Adaptation and much more! Guest: James Stillwell Broadcast October 9, 2016     Episode 13: In this exciting episode of America Adapts, Doug Parsons speaks with James Stillwell, the Program Manager of Climate Implementation at the University of Read more…

Podcast

October 2, 2016

Episode 12: State Level Adaptation Planning: A Conversation with Climate Change Coordinator Davia Palmeri Guest: Davia Palmeri Broadcast October 2, 2016   Episode 12: In this episode, host Doug Parsons speaks with Davia Palmeri, Climate Change Coordinator with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.  Davia talks about the unique role that state agencies Read more…

Natural Disasters

September 25, 2016

Episode 11: Disaster Management meets Climate Adaptation Guest: Samantha Montano Broadcast September 25, 2016   Episode 11: In this episode, host Doug Parsons speaks with doctoral student Samantha Montano, a “Disasterologist”, an expert in emergency management.  Samantha also blogs on this subject at her web site:www.disaster-ology.com.  Samantha recently published a news article Read more…

Podcast

September 18, 2016

Episode 10: Show me Adaptation in the Show me State! Wildlife Adaptation in Missouri Guest: Dennis Figg Broadcast September 18, 2016   Topics: The Endangered Species Act and climate change; wildlife adaptation planning; challenges and opportunities for state wildlife agencies and much more! Guest Dennis Figg is a legendary Missouri Read more…

Podcast

September 11, 2016

Episode 9: Did Florida Ban Climate Change? The Amazing Untold story of the Climate Change Story of the Year! Guest: Tristram Korten Broadcast September 11, 2016 America Adapts talks with Tristram Korten, investigative reporter from Florida who was responsible for the most covered climate change story of the year!  Learn the Read more…

Oceans, Rivers & Water Resources

September 5, 2016

Episode 8: Rivers, watersheds and climate change adaptation! Guest: Rebecca Esselman Broadcast September 5, 2016     Episode 8: Rivers, watersheds and climate change adaptation!  America Adapts talks with Watershed/Adaptation Planner Rebecca Esselman of the Huron River Watershed Council.  Learn how HRWC became one of the first local watershed groups to bring Read more…

International

August 28, 2016

Episode 7: Human Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation: Britt Basel discusses gender roles, storytelling and much more! Guest: Britt Basel Broadcast August 28, 2016 Episode 7:  Britt Basel, Adaptation Consultant with Ecothropic.  Listen in as Doug Parsons talks with Britt, an adaptation expert, whose work has spanned 38 countries.  In this Read more…

Funding

August 21, 2016

Episode 6: Lights, Camera, Adaptation! Using visuals to tell your adaptation story! Guest: Adam Spencer Broadcast August 21, 2016 Episode 6: Adam Spencer with Filmmakers for Conservation. Adam and Doug discuss how you can use visuals to tell your adaptation story. Adam has just started turning his environmental film making skills Read more…

Podcast

August 15, 2016

Episode 5: A Conversation with the American Society for Adaptation Professionals Guest: Beth Gibbons Broadcast August 15, 2016 Beth Gibbons, Managing Director of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) talks shop with Doug Parsons. Beth is the new Managing Director of ASAP: if you are an existing member, hear what she Read more…